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Meaning and name origin

Sasha \s(a)-sha\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Sasha), is pronounced SAH-shah. It is of Russian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Sasha is "man's defender". Short form of Alexander. 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 girl names Saskia and Alexandra.

Sasha is also pronounced similarly to Sachi, Saesha and Saisha. Other suggested similar baby names are Basha, Casha, Dasha, Kasha, Masha, Pasha, Sarha, Shashi, Shosha, Stasha and Tasha.


Sasha is a very popular first name for females (#893 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Sasha name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Sasha with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sasha name in U.S.

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