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Saskia meaning and name origin

Saskia \s(a)-skia, sas-kia\ as a girl's name is of Danish and Old German origin, and the meaning of Saskia is "the Saxon people". From "sachs". Also possibly "valley of light". Name of the wife of the 17th century Dutch painter Rembrandt. Use of her name in the Netherlands can be traced to her; however, the derivation of Saskia from the name of the Saxon people is uncertain. The name could also possibly be of Slavic origin, and related to Sasha, a short form of Alexandra. Actress Saskia Reeves.

Similar baby names are Kaska, Sasilia, Sasa, Sarka, Sascha, Staska, Taska, Teskia, Toskia and Zakia.


Popularity of Saskia

Saskia is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Saskia for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Saskia with similar and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Saskia name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Saskia outside U.S.

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