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What does Basha mean?

Basha Pronunciation of Basha [basha] as a girls' name is of Polish origin, and the meaning of Basha is "stranger". From the same root as Barbara.


Basha has 2 variants: Basia and Basja.

Affiliated girl name: Batya.

15 more related forms via Barbara: Bab, Baba, Babara, Babb, Babe, Babita, Babs, Barb, Barbar, Barbi, Barbra, Barby, Barra, Bauby and Beba.

Creative forms:
(female) Batia, Besha, ..

(male) Bada, Batho, ..

Middle name pairings:
Basha Kassandra (B.K.), ..

How popular is Basha?

Basha is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#37145 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Basha (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Barbara (#865 from recent data), Barbra, Barb and Babe. Other forms, like Baba, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Basha was common among parents 9 decades ago (median #1203) and has become significantly diminished since (#1716, 99.7% less usage). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Babe, Barb, Barbara, Barbra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Basha and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Basha is alike in pronunciation to Betia. Other recommended names are Aesha, Aisha, Akasha, Asha, Aysha, Baila, Baja, Bama, Bara, Barta, Bartha, Basima, Basma, Bastia, Batshua, Bayla, Betha, Blasia, Blasya (see Blasia), Bracha, Brisha, Casha, Catha, Caysha, Dasha, Dayha, Daysha, Dosha, Elsha, Fusha, Ieasha, Iesha, Isha, Kasha, Katha, Keasha, Kesha, Kisha, Lesha, Lisha, Maisha, Marsha, Masha, Matha, Misha, Nesha, Nisha, Pascha, Pasha, Radha, Sacha, Saesha, Saisha, Sarha, Sascha, Sasha, Stasha, Tahsha, Taisha, Tasha, Tisha, Tosha and Usha. These names tend to be more frequently used than Basha.

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