Origin:Russian
Popularity:1032
Meaning:Defender, Helper of mankind
Sasha is a gender-neutral name of Russian origin, meaning “defender” and “helper of mankind”. This solid and heroic name is the Russian short-form 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!

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Source: Social Security Administration

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