Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Main Origin Language: African
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In 2017 the name Ashanti...

• was given to 140 baby girls
• was the 1,554th most popular name for baby girls
• was 52% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Mississippi, South Carolina, and Georgia
• was about as popular as Audree and Maliya
Babies Named Ashanti Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Ashanti...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2002
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 11% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Lizbet, Lisbeth, Lizbeth, Jaheem, Jaheim, Lisandro
• has the most opposite popularity history to Antoinette, Francina, Jeanetta, Sidney, Byron, Lafayette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Ashanti Per State
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Geographically the name Ashanti...

• 232% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Amiracle, Jakayla, Karmen, Jamarion, Marquis, Braylen
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Penelope, Violet, Claire, Isaac, Theodore, Leo
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Ashanti by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Ashanti are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Ashanti will be the only kid named Ashanti in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Ashanti compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Ashanti rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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