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Ashanti Name Meaning

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Meaning of Ashanti

Strong African Woman (Ghana)

Ashanti Name Origin

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Ashanti name origin
American spelling for Asante. In Ghana they say Asante meaning "thank you". Ashanti means to be thankful
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American spelling for Asante. In Ghana they say Asante meaning "thank you". Ashanti means to be thankful Asante means Thank you in Swahili, but not in any Ghanaian language. In Ghana, the name is a reference to the tribal/group or people. It is mainly used as a surname for people from this tribe.



There are hardly any uses of it as the first name for a girl. This use has been mainly among African Americans.



In Sanskrit Ashanti means war.
The original name is 'Osantefuo' meaning 'people who came together because of war'.It the name for a major ethinc group(it is often refered to as the Asante kingdom because unlike other ethnic groups in Ghana, they have a King) in Ghana in West Africa. 'Ashanti' is the corrupted form of Asante by the British when the colonised Ghana then the Gold Coast because they couldn't pronouce the word 'Asante'.Later people named their children after the kingdom to show their pride of belonging to that group and also for identity due to migration.
Ashanti Name also appears in following Origin(s): Ghanaian, African, Swahili, Hindu
Ashanti also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American
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Ashanti Douglas
is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actress, dancer, model, and fashion designer who rose to fame in the early 2000s.
 
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Meaning of Ashanti in African origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.