Other Origin(s):Danish, Slavic
Meaning:Saxon woman; Protector of mankind; Valley of the light
Saskia is a girl’s name with multiple origins. In Germany and the Netherlands, it evolved as a form of Saxia, which means “Saxon woman.” Saskia may also be a variant of the Slavic name Sasha, short for the Greek Alexandra, which means “protector of mankind.” Another possible meaning of Saskia is “valley of the light.” Whichever meaning you prefer, this name has a lovely sibillant sound and a timeless feel that makes it an excellent choice for baby.
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