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Girl Name: Shasta

Name: Shasta
Pronunciation: \sh(as)-ta\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Shasta's also a boy name)
Origin: Native American Indian
Sounds Like: Chasta, Chasty
Variant forms: Shahsta, Shastah, Shastina
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2000


Shasta \sh(as)-ta\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shasta), is pronounced SHASS-tah. It is of Native American Indian origin. Tribal name, the name of a mountain in California and the name of the Shasta daisy. Also the name of a brand of soda.

Shasta has 3 variant forms: Shahsta, Shastah and Shastina.

Baby names that sound like Shasta are Chasta and Chasty.


Shasta is a very popular first name for women (#2000 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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