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What does Rashad mean?

Rashad Pronunciation of Rashad as a boys' name is pronounced rah-SHAD. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Rashad is "good judgment".


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, good, judgment


VARIANTS Rashaad, Rashod



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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)

Rashad was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #356 in the U.S. in 1990, and is presently at #1047. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rashad name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rashad outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Rashaad is the only other popular alternative form of Rashad (#1047 VIA LATEST LIST). Adoption of these forms of Rashad was more pronounced in 1990 (MEDIAN #636) and has become significantly reduced since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rashad, Rashaad in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rashad is pronounced similarly to Rasheed, Rasheyd and Rashid. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Asaad, Asad, Assad, Chad, Dashae, Deshad (see Deshan), Fahad, Galahad, Garrad, Haamad, Hammad, Harshad, Jarad, Jarrad, Jasha, Ohad, Pasha, Racham, Rachim, Rad, Radd, 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.

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