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The name Ashanti is of Swahili origin, and is derived from the name of a tribe in southern Ghana.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ashanti has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Ashanti
Use of the Name Ashanti for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
7,018 7,018 6,843 6,003 4,684 1,480 525
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ashanti has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Ashanti first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1979, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Ashanti
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1979876175  
1980821191  
1981    
1982    
1983    
1984    
1985    
1986    
1987    
1988    
1989898205  
1990    
1991    
1992    
1993879219  
1994869225  
1995814242  
1996692312  
1997779267  
1998830256  
1999880242  
2000    
2001824281  
20021152,923  
2003325955  
2004531525  
Totals:  7,018 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ashanti as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and almost never as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Ashanti appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 14 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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