US Popularity:1164
Origin:Russian
Other Origin(s):Salvic, Ukranian, Greek
Meaning:Defender, Helper of mankind
Sasha is a gender-neutral name of Slavic, Russian, and Ukranian origin, meaning “defender” and “helper of mankind”. This solid and heroic name is the variation and diminutive of the Greek name Alexander or Alexandra, which means “to defend man”. A famous moniker across the globe, Sasha can be found in many languages with various spellings, including the German “Sascha”, the Italian “Sascia”, and the Swedish and Danish “Sasja”. This beautiful name suits any gender; Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen shows the name’s popularity amongst boys, while Beyoncé chose the alias Sasha Fierce for her iconic alter ego. Sasha is a beloved name in the US and will undoubtedly inspire strength and resilience!

Sasha Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Sasha is currently #200 on The Bump
Boy:Sasha is currently #153 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Sasha is currently #113 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Sasha is currently #1164 in U.S. births
Boy:Sasha is currently #6466 in U.S. births
Girl:Sasha is currently #1253 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
Gender:
Girl
#1253
in 2022
- 129
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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