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Rashad name meaning

First Name
16k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
789
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Rashad

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
79%
English
14%
African American
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Georgia, U.S. says the name Rashad is of Arabic origin and means "Right guided".
  2. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Rashad means "Rightly Guided" and is of Arabic origin.
  3. A user from India says the name Rashad means "The right one".
  4. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Rashad means "Having good judgment" and is of Arabic origin.
  5. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Rashad is of Arabic origin and means "Prince".
  6. According to a user from South Dakota, U.S., the name Rashad is of Arabic origin and means "In Arabian, the name Rashad means -. thinker, counselor".
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From Arabic

  1. A male given name from Arabic, common in African American communities since the mid-1970s.
  2. A male surname​..

Notable Persons Named Rashad

Notable Persons Named Rashad

Rashad Evans

Rashad Evans is a martial artist. Rashad was born on September 25th, 1979 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States.

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Rashad Jennings

He was most active from 2009 to present. Rashad was born on March 26th, 1985 in Forest, Virginia.

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Rashad McCants

Rashad McCants is a basketball player for the Free Agent, Texas Legends, Caciques de Humacao, Powerade Tigers, Foshan Long Lions, Uberlândia, Homenetmen Beirut, Minnesota Timberwolves, Sacramento Kings, and Piratas de Quebradillas. He has had major accomplishments since 2005. Rashad was born on September 25th, 1984 in Asheville, North Carolina.

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DJ Rashad

DJ Rashad was an electronic music, footwork (chicago), and ghetto house musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 2014. DJ was given the name Rashad Hanif Harden on October 9th, 1979 in Hammond, Indiana, U.S. DJ is also known as Rashad Harden. He breathed his last breath on April 26th, 2014.

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Rashad Khalifa

Rashad Khalifa was a biochemist. Rashad was born on November 19th, 1935 in Egypt. He breathed his last breath on January 31st, 1990.

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Rashad Vaughn

Rashad Vaughn is a basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 2015. Rashad was born on August 16th, 1996 in Minneapolis.

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  • Rashad Mahmood Kaira
    Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee
  • Rashad Johnson
    Football Player
  • Rashad Greene
    Football Player
  • Rashad Ross
    Football Player
  • Rashad Sadygov
    Soccer Player
  • Rashad Hussain
    United States Special Envoy to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  • Rashad Sadiqov
    Soccer Player
  • Rashad Taylor
  • Rashad Carmichael
  • Rashad Barksdale
    Football Player
  • Rashad Baker
    Football Player
  • Rashad Moore
    Football Player
  • Rashad Abdullayev
    Soccer Player
  • Rashad Mohammed Thabit Murad

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rashad

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rashad

Isaiah Rashad

Isaiah Rashad is a hip hop music, southern hip hop, and neo soul rapping. He was most active from 2009 to present. Isaiah was given the name Isaiah Rashad McClain on May 16th, 1991 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. Isaiah is also known as Zaywop, Zay, Spottie, McClain, and Isaiah Rashad.

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Phylicia Rashād

Phylicia Rashād is an actress, singer, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1972 to 1972. Phylicia was given the name Phylicia Ayers-Allen on June 19th, 1948 in Houston, Texas, United States.

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Condola Rashād

They have been prominent since 2008. Condola was given the name Condola Phylea Rashād on December 11th, 1986 in New York City.

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DJ Rashad

DJ Rashad was an electronic music, footwork (chicago), and ghetto house musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 2014. DJ was given the name Rashad Hanif Harden on October 9th, 1979 in Hammond, Indiana, U.S. DJ is also known as Rashad Harden. He breathed his last breath on April 26th, 2014.

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Ali Akbar rashad

Ali was born in 1955.

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Kafani

Kafani is a hip hop music, west coast hip hop, and hyphy rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 2007. Kafani was given the name Amir Rashad on January 1st, 1981 in Oakland, California.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rashad U.S.
  White 16.60% 64.26%
  African American 65.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rashad

People with the last name Rashad are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rashad

  • How Popular is the name Rashad? Rashad is the 1,988th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rashad was the 29,793rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rashad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,611 babies born with the first name Rashad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rashad to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rashad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Rashad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rashad is Wednesday, May 15th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Rashad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rashad was in 1990 with a total of 677 babies.
  • Random Rashad Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rashad ranks 106th in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 13 babies in District of Columbia have the same name in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Rashad: The name spelled backwards is Dahsar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Shdraa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rashad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 789 people with the last name Rashad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rashad? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rashad as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Rashad name meaning

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