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What does Yasha mean?

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[ syll. yas-ha, ya-sha ] The baby boy name Yasha is pronounced YAH-SHAH †. Yasha's language of origin is Hebrew and it is used largely in the Russian language.

Yasha is a Russian variant transcription of Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian).

Yasha is also a Russian diminutive form of Yakov (Russian, Hebrew, and Slavic).

See also the related categories, hebrew and russian.

Yasha is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2015, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Yasha, Jacob was the most frequently used.

Baby names that sound like Yasha include Yaco, Yacu, Yago, Yaja, Yakez, Yaki, Yaoz, Yashas, Yashey, Yashi, Yashie, Yashko, Yashy, Yasis, Yawo, Yengy, Yesha, Yeska, Yesya, and Yiska.

† approx English pronunciation for Yasha: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)"


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