Sasha - Meaning of Sasha
[ 2 syll. sas-ha, sa-sha ] The baby boy name Sasha is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is SAA-SHaa †. Sasha is largely used in the Russian and English languages, and it is derived from Old Greek and Russian origins. The name developed as a Russian form of Alexander; it was introduced to English speakers at the start of the 20th century and has since been used as an independent name. See Sasha for more information.
Sasha is a Russian diminutive form of the name Alexander (Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Slavic).
Sasa (English, Russian, and Slavic variant spelling) is another form of Sasha.
Sasha is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Sasha, Alexander was the most popular. In the past century Sasha has mostly been a girl name.
† Pronunciation for Sasha: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)"