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Assata

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in 2010
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What does the name Assata mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Assata

User Submitted Origins

African
73%
Swahili
20%
English
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Georgia, U.S. says the name Assata is of Native American origin and means "She who struggles amongst wise ones, lady of the people".
  2. A user from Arkansas, U.S. says the name Assata is of African origin and means "She who struggles".
  3. According to a user from Louisiana, U.S., the name Assata is of Swahili origin and means "One who Struggles".
  4. A user from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Assata is of Egyptian origin and means "She who is LOVE".
  5. According to a user from Pennsylvania, U.S., the name Assata is of African origin and means "She who fights for what she believes in".
  6. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Assata means "War-like or Warrior Princess" and is of African origin.
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Notable Persons Named Assata

Assata Shakur

Assata Shakur is an activism. Assata is also known as Joanne Chesimard and JoAnne Deborah Byron.

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Fun Facts about the name Assata

  • How Popular is the name Assata? Assata is the 14,733rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Assata have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 619 babies born with the first name Assata in the United States. That's more than enough people named Assata to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Assata? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Assata born? The highest recorded use of the first name Assata was in 2015 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Assata Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Assata is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Assata: The name spelled backwards is Atassa. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Taasas. How do you pronounce that?
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