What does Shasta mean?
Shasta /shas-ta/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Shasta) is pronounced SHASS-tah. It is of Native American Indian origin. Tribal name, the name of a mountain in California and the name of the Shasta daisy. Also the name of a brand of soda.
How popular is Shasta?
Shasta is a very prominent first name for females (#2000 out of 4276, Top 47%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Shasta for girls. Shasta was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #859 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)