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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Sasha

Name: Sasha
Pronunciation: \s(a)-sha\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Sasha's also a boy name)
Origin: Russian
Related Names: Saskia, Alexandra
Sounds Like: Saisha, Saesha
Variant forms: Sacha, Sasa, Sascha, Saschenka, Sasheen, ZsaZsa
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 893

Description

Sasha \s(a)-sha\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Sasha), is pronounced SAH-shah. It is of Russian origin. Short form of Alexander (Greek) "man's defender". The -sha ending may not be feminine in Russia, though it is in America.

Sasha has 6 variant forms: Sacha, Sasa, Sascha, Saschenka, Sasheen and ZsaZsa.

For more information, see also related names Saskia and Alexandra.

Baby names that sound like Sasha are Saisha and Saesha.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Sasha.

Popularity

Sasha is a very popular first name for women (#893 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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