[ 2 syll. (s)has-hi, sh-a-shi ] The baby girl name Shashi is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced as -SHaa-SHiy- †. Shashi is of Russian and Sanskrit origin. It is used mainly in Indian. Sanskrit origin: It is derived from the word sasin with the meaning 'having a hare'. See Shashi for more information.
In addition, Shashi is a form of the Russian, Spanish, and English Sasha.
Shashi is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Among the family of girl names directly related to Shashi, Sasha was the most regularly used in 2012.
† English pronunciation for Shashi: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"