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Sasha 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 names Saskia and Alexandra.

Baby names that sound like Sasha are Saisha and Saesha.

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Popularity of Sasha

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

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