Name: Sasha

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sasha

  • Meaning:
    Defending men
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (SAH sha)
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Miscellaneous Info for Sasha

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Russian endearment of Alexander that has crossed over from strictly boy's territory to commonly used for girls.
    Both comedian Jerry Seinfeld and President Barack Obama have daughters names Sasha.

    Sasha Cohen is an American Olympic figure skater, while Sasha Baron Cohen is a well known comedic actor. "Sasha Fierce" is Beyoncť Knowles's alter ego. Sasha is also the name of characters of a doll in the Bratz line of fashion dolls and a character in the Twilight series of books by Stephenie Meyer.

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