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Sasha (boy)

What does Sasha mean?

Sasha Pronunciation of Sasha [sasha] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Sasha) is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Sasha is "man's defender, warrior". Sasha is an alternate form of Alexander (Greek). Sasha is also a derivative of Sacha (Russian, Greek).

Associated with: greek, defender, warrior.


Sasha has 1 variant: Sascha.

1 more related form via Alexander, Sacha: Sandy.

1 feminine form: Saskia.

Creative forms:
(male) Sansha, Sashai, ..

(female) Sapha, Sashan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sasha Bodhi (S.B.), ..

How popular is Sasha?

Sasha is a rare given name for men. Sasha is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Sasha entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest position of #1863 in the U.S. in the year 1996, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sasha name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sasha outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Alexander (#8 via latest list) and Sandy are the popular related forms of Sasha appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Sasha were favored as birth names in 1993 (average #1305) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1336, down 27%), with the version Sandy becoming somewhat dated. Alexander is the most chic boy name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sasha, Alexander, Sandy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alexander outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sasha is pronounced similarly to Sachie and Sachio. Other recommended names are Jascha, Jasha, Lisha, Misha, Pasha, Sachar, Sachs, Shashi, Shasta and Simha. Like Sasha, these names are not frequently used.

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