What does Rashad mean?
Rashad [rashad] as a boys' name is pronounced rah-SHAD. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Rashad is "good judgment".
(male) Ranshad, Roshad, ..
(female) Rashadi, Rashadna, ..
How popular is Rashad?
Rashad is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1054 out of 1220, Top 86%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#38464 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Rashad for boys. Rashad was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #356 in the U.S. in 1990, and is presently at #943. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Rashaad is the only other popular alternative form of Rashad (#943 via latest list). Adoption of these forms of Rashad was more pronounced in 1990 (median #636) and has become significantly reduced since.
Rashad is pronounced similarly to Rasheed▼, Rasheyd and Rashid. Other suggested similar names are Asaad, Asad, Assad, Chad▼, Dashae, Deshad (see Deshan), Fahad, Galahad, Garrad, Haamad, Hammad, Harshad, Jarad, Jarrad, Jasha, Ohad, Pasha, Racham, Rachim, Rad, Radwan, Raechard (see Richard), Rafa, Rafal, Ragnar, Raham, Rahim, Rahm, Rainhard, Raja, Rajah, Rajan, Rama, Ramond, Ramsay, Ramzan, Ranald, Rand, Randal▼, Raphael▲, Ras, Rashae, Rashane, Rashaun, Rashawn, Rasheid, Rasmus, Rastus, Rayman, Raynald, Raynar, Raynard, Rayshaun, Rayshawn, Read, Renshaw, Richard▼, Rishon, Ritshard, Riyad, Rohan▲, Roshan, Rush, Rustan, Ryszard, Saad, Sasha, Shad▼ and Thad▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rashad.See names in meaning and etymology.