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What does Jascha mean?

Jascha Pronunciation of Jascha [jascha] as a boys' name is of Slavic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jascha is "he who supplants". Variant of James. Violinist Jascha Heifetz.

Associated with: supplants (victory).


Jascha has 1 variant: Jasha.

1 more alternative form via James: Jacob.

Creative forms:
(male) Joscha, Juscha, ..

(female) Jaca, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jascha Adonis (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jascha?

Jascha is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Jascha is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Jascha (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Jacob (#4 in recent rankings) and James (#7). Adoption of these forms of Jascha reached its most widespread in the 1940s (usage of 5.38%) and is now significantly lower (usage 1.61%, 70%), with the form James becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacob, James in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jacob, James outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jascha is alike in pronunciation to Joshua. Other suggested similar names are Jacan, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jachim, Jachin, Jacian, Jack, Jacko, Jacky, Jaco, Jacot, Jacq, Jacy, Jada, Jahan, Jaice, Jamahl, Jancsi, Janna, Jarah, Jase, Jasen, Jasin, Jason, Jaspar, Jasper, Jasun, Jayce, Jaycee, Jaycen, Joash, Josh, Josia, Josua, Lisha, Micha, Mischa, Misha, Paschal, Pasha, Sacha, Sascha, Sasha and Simcha. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jascha.

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