Popularity:11480
Origin:Arabic
Other Origin(s):Turkish
Meaning:Bringer of good news; Chief
Basha is a girl’s name steeped in origins. Basha may derive from the Arabic Baššār, meaning “bringer of good news,” or be a form of the Turkish Pasha, a status name meaning “chief.” Variations of Basha can be found throughout many languages, from Hebrew to Albanian and Tamil, and even as British military slang for sleeping quarters. Basha is also a surname, borne by Yemeni women’s rights activist Amal Basha. Since baby’s arrival is wonderful news and you’ve no doubt they’ll be the chief of your home, Basha is a fitting choice.
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