Natasha - Meaning of Natasha
[ 3 syll. na-tas-ha, nat-a-sha ] The baby girl name Natasha is pronounced in English as Nah-TAE-SH-ah †. Natasha has its origins in the Latin language. It is used largely in the English and Russian languages. Natasha is a familiar form of the Russian and Slavic Natalya in the English and Russian languages and a variant form of the English, French, and German Natalie.
Natasha is an all-time favorite. At present it is still somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but not to the degree it was in the past. The name jumped in popularity from the 1960s up to the 1980s; prior to that, it was of only sporadic use. Its usage peaked modestly in 1982 with 0.228% of baby girls being given the name Natasha. It was #71 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a substantial decline in frequency since then. In 2018, it ranked at #809 with a usage of 0.018%. Among the family of girl names directly linked to Natasha, Natalie was the most widely used. It was 15 times more popular than Natasha in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Natasha include Natascha, Nadea, Nadeja, Nadija, Nadijah, Nadiyah, Nadiyya, Nadjeschda, Nageada, Nageadah, Nageeda, Nageedah, Nagidah, Nagyda, Nagydah, Nahida, Najdia, Nakeeta, Nakeita, and Namitah.
† Pronunciation for Natasha: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)"
A famous person named Natasha is Poet Natasha Trethewey, born 26 April 1966, Gulfport, Mississippi.