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What does Masha mean?

Masha Pronunciation of Masha [masha] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Masha means "star of the sea". Masha is a version of Mary (Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.


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.

Creative forms:
(female) Mazsha, Mesha, ..


Middle name pairings:
Masha Akira (M.A.), ..

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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Masha (not ranked) are Malia (#313 in 2015), Mame, Mamie, Mara (#739), Maree, Maren (#1113), Maria (#109), Mariam (#563), Marian (#1104), Marie (#564), Marin (#1471), Mariska, Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#124), Maura (#1490), May (#1658), Mayme, Mayra (#1275) and Moira (#1645). Usage of these forms of Masha was well-received a century ago (usage of 9.7%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.5%, down 94.4%). Mary is more universally found than the rest, though Mara has gained in popularity, while versions like Marlo are no longer trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mame, Mamie, Mara, Maree in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marin, Mariska, Marita, Marla, Marlo in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mary, Maura, May, Mayme, Mayra, Moira in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Masha is pronounced similarly to Maisha, Michi, Miesha, Mischa, Misha, Myeisha, Myesha, Myeshia, Myiesha and Myisha. Other suggested similar names are Aesha, Aisha, Akasha, Asha, Basha, Casha, Caysha, Dasha, Daysha, Dosha, Elsha, Ieasha, Isha, Kasha, Keasha, Kisha, Lisha, Maaja, Mada, Maeja, Mahra, Maia, Maida, Maiga, Maira, Maisa, Maiya, Maja, Mala, Malea, Malisha, Malka, Malva, Manda, Marfa, Marga, Marra, Marsha, Marsia, Marta, Martha, Masada, Masina, Mason, Mata, Matha, Mathea, Mathia, Mayda, Maysa, Mesa, Nesha, Nisha, Pascha, Pasha, Saesha, Sarha, Sascha, Sasha, Stasha, Tahsha, Taisha, Tasha, Tosha and Usha. These names tend to be more commonly used than Masha.

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