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34k
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since 1880

Sasha

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Russian
  • #1222 All Time
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How popular is the name "Sasha" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1956 6 6 0
1957 5 5 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 6 6 0
1962 5 5 0
1963 8 8 0
1964 15 10 5
1965 7 7 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 36 27 9
1968 48 34 14
1969 52 43 9
1970 81 65 16
1971 123 102 21
1972 168 149 19
1973 287 271 16
1974 272 248 24
1975 247 227 20
1976 290 249 41
1977 341 314 27
1978 421 401 20
1979 410 393 17
1980 666 632 34
1981 534 490 44
1982 457 435 22
1983 555 530 25
1984 482 467 15
1985 614 599 15
1986 1,183 1,158 25
1987 1,837 1,800 37
1988 1,917 1,885 32
1989 1,730 1,698 32
1990 1,529 1,488 41
1991 1,029 1,003 26
1992 966 944 22
1993 861 841 20
1994 726 694 32
1995 744 715 29
1996 748 699 49
1997 652 624 28
1998 635 615 20
1999 593 566 27
2000 615 579 36
2001 690 662 28
2002 841 809 32
2003 853 827 26
2004 884 849 35
2005 859 843 16
2006 1,009 981 28
2007 978 924 54
2008 959 915 44
2009 1,285 1,248 37
2010 973 942 31
2011 887 857 30
2012 720 694 26
2013 726 705 21
2014 555 535 20

Want to know about the populiarty of Sasha? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34,136 babies born with the name Sasha in the United States. That's more than enough Sashas to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sasha" was in 1988 with a total of 1,885 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sashas)

According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sasha" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 10 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1988. Across the entire United States a total of 1,917 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Sasha popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sasha in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Sasha" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sasha as well as things modernly associated with the name Sasha such as celebrities named Sasha.

Russian

Origin and Meaning of Sasha

The name "Sasha" is of Russian origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Alexander". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Sasha Alexander

Sasha Alexander is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Sasha was born in 1975 as Suzana S. Drobnjakovic in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Sasha Meneghel

Sasha Meneghel is an actress model volleyball player. Sasha was born in 1998 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Sasha Cohen

Sasha Cohen is a figure skater. Sasha was born in 1984 in Westwood, Los Angeles, California.

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Sasha Barrese

Sasha Barrese is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Sasha was born in 1981 as Alexandra Barrese in Maui, Hawaii, U.S.

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Sasha Pivovarova

Sasha Pivovarova is a model. Sasha was born in 1985 in Moscow, Soviet Union.

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Sasha Singleton

Sasha was born in 1978.

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Alternative Meanings

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Ahsas". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Shaas". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Sasha born Feb 26, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Name poster for Sasha

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