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Ashanti Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Ashanti

Gender:

Girl

Pronunciation:

A-shan-ti

No. Of Syllables:

3

No. Of Letters:

7

Origin & Meaning

The name Ashanti is of African origin.

The meaning of Ashanti is "disturbance".  

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1290  in baby name popularity for girls with 183 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Ashanti Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ashanti has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ashanti to other names.

Numerology

What will your new little Ashanti be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Ashanti are often aggressive and frail but most of all they are  read more >>

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ashanti in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ashanti.

Just for fun, see the name Ashanti in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ashanti in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

African names encompass a variety of cultures, religions and languages.

Most people in North Africa are of the Muslim faith and therefore tend to use Muslim, Arabic names when naming their children. Central and South Africa maintain the influence of Western culture and frequently use European names when naming their children.

Traditional African names often reflect the order, time, or season of the child's birth. For example born on a given day or at a certain time, first born or second born. The name may also represent circumstances, for example, born while father was away. It is also common for given names to be vocabulary words from the local language.