First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shastry

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Alt. Meaning

S is for special, you are, you know!

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

R is for rational, the way you think.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shastry

Kala Nath Shastry is a in the fields of sanskrit, linguistics, hindi, and culture of india. Kala was born on July 15th, 1936 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. Kala is also known as Devarshi Kalanath Shastry.


Su was given the name Sugganahalli Rudramurthy Shastry on November 11th, 1948 in Sugganahalli, Bengaluru Rural district, Karnataka, India.


H was born in 1906. He breathed his last breath in 1992.


Dr A. K Shastry is a professor of history. Dr was born on March 17th, 1940 in Sirsi, Uttara Kannada.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shastry U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 97.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shastry

People with the last name Shastry are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Shastry

  • How Popular is the name Shastry? As a last name Shastry was the 88,336th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Shastry? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Shastry was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Shastry: Your name in reverse order is Yrtsahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ysasrth. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shastry? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 210 people with the last name Shastry.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shastry? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shastry as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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