Rashad

Rashad - A very unique male name



  Feb 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rashad, meaning having good judgment, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1974 on position #910. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rashad and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rashad? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rashad. The baby boy name Rashad was given to 217 baby boys in 2012, ranking #816 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,562 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rashad peaked in popularity 30 years ago in 1987 on position 333.



Famous with this name

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Rashad El Amin
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Rashad is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rashad is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #271 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,435.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rashad is where you live.


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Rashad origin and meaning

Rashad is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means having good judgment. To see famous people named Rashad, pop culture references for the name Rashad and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rashad

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rashad, sorted by popularity.

Rusty / Rasheed / Rashaad / Rashid / Rashaud / Rashod / Rocket / Rashida / Richad / Rishit /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012816
2011693
2010605
2009611
2008631
2007588
2006644
2005819
2004701
2003648
2002595
2001620
2000625
1999642
1998562
1997521
1996494
1995469
1994425
1993449
1992414
1991373
1990351
1989342
1988366
1987333
1986377
1985639
1984608
1983566
1982515
1981453
1980464
1979421
1978408
1977440
1976761
1975771
1974910

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana271
Mississippi315
Connecticut448
Maryland485
Georgia497
Pennsylvania590
Tennessee591
Florida600
Illinois608
Ohio619
Missouri660
Virginia669
Wisconsin708
Michigan752
North Carolina773
New York1095
California1122
Texas1435

Even more about Rashad


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rashad a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rashad?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1987
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Rashad
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 7,562
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1974
2012 births +217

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