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What does Ashanta mean?

Ashanta Pronunciation of Ashanta [ashan-ta] as a name for girls is a Ghanaian name. Ashanta is a version of Ashanti (Ghanaian).


Ashanta has 7 variants: Ashantae, Ashantay, Ashantee, Ashaunta, Ashauntee, Ashaunti and Ashuntae.

4 more different relations via Ashanti: Asante, Ashante, Ashaunte and Shanti.

Creative forms:
(female) Ashande, Ashanna, ..

(male) Ashanna, Ashanto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ashanta Taya (A.T.), ..

How popular is Ashanta?

Ashanta is an unusual given name for females. Ashanta is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ashante and Ashanti (#1473 in 2015) are the popular alternative forms of Ashanta (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Ashanta were favored a decade ago (average #686) and are now much less popular (#1736, 97%), with the version Ashanti becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ashante, Ashanti in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ashanta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aanya, Achava, Adana, Adanna, Adeana, Adhita, Agata, Agatta, Aghna, Aishatu, Aivanna, Aiyanna, Alana, Alanna, Alanza, Aldana, Aleana, Aliana, Alianna, Allana, Amana, Amanda, Amantha, Amaranta, Amata, Aminta, Aranka, Arantxa, Arantza, Aranza, Argenta, Ariana, Arianna, Arlana, Arminta, Arsania, Aryana, Aryanna, Asha, Ashah, Ashalee, Ashalei, Ashbea (see Ashby), Asheera, Ashia, Ashira, Ashla, Ashlan, Ashlea, Ashni, Ashra, Asianne, Aspasia, Assunta, Asta, Athalia, Athena, Atlanta, Atlante, Avana, Avania, Aviana, Avianna, Ayanna, Aydana, Azania, Chanta, Ishana, Jolanta, Shanita, Shanta, Shasta, Shaunta, Shawnta and Shonta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ashanta.

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