What does Masha mean?
Masha /ma-sha/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Masha means "star of the sea". Masha is a version of Mary (Latin) with the suffix -sha.
Masha has 36 related forms via Mary: Mair, Maire, Mal, Malia▲, Mame, Mamie▼, Manon, Manya, Mara▲, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Marie▼, Marin, Mariska, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla▼, Marlo▼, Marya, Marysa, Marysia, Maura▼, Maure, Mavra, May▼, Mayme▼, Mayra▼, Mayria, Moira and Moya.Kreatif forms: Maesha, Mesha. [more]
How popular is Masha?
Masha is an unusual given name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#116835 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular alternative forms of Masha (not ranked) are Malia (#345 in 2014), Mame, Mamie, Mara (#695), Maren, Maria (#115), Mariam (#568), Marian, Marie (#579), Marin, Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#120), Maura, May, Mayme, Mayra and Moira. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3557%) and has become much less since (usage 0.1883%, down 47.1%), with versions such as Marie, Maura, May, Mayme and Mayra becoming somewhat dated. Malia (#345), Mara (#695) and Mariam (#568) are three of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Masha and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Masha is pronounced similarly to Maisha, Miesha, Mischa, Misha, Myesha and Myisha. Other suggested similar baby names are Basha, Casha, Dasha, Kasha, Maaja, Maeja, Maiga, Maisa, Maja, Marsha▼, Matha, Maysa, Mesa, Pasha, Sasha▲ and Tasha▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Masha.