Natasha

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Natasha

"Natasha" is a name of Russian origin, and it means "Born on Christmas Day". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Borrowing from Russian Ната́ша (Natáša), an informal pet form of Ната́лия (Natálija), cognate to Natalie.

  1. A female given name borrowed from Russian in the twentieth century.

Natasha was also found in the following language(s): Danish and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Natasha

Natasha Richardson was an actress. She was most prominent from 1968 to 2009. Natasha was given the name Natasha Jane Richardson by her parents Tony Richardson and Vanessa Redgrave on May 11th, 1963 in Marylebone, London, England, UK. She died on March 18th, 2009.

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Natasha Lyonne is an actress. She has been prominent since 1986. Natasha was given the name Natasha Bianca Lyonne Braunstein on April 4th, 1979 in New York City.

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Natascha McElhone is an actress. She has been prominent since 1990. Natascha was given the name Natasha Abigail Taylor by her parent Roy Greenslade on December 14th, 1969 in Surrey.

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Natasha Leggero is an actor and comedian. She has had major accomplishments since 2000. Natasha was born on March 26th, 1974 in Rockford, Illinois, U.S.

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Natasha Henstridge is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1995. Natasha was given the name Natasha Tonya Henstridge on August 15th, 1974 in Springdale, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Bat for Lashes is an indie pop, dream pop, baroque pop, folktronica, and synthpop musician. She plays Vocals, piano, guitar, bass, drums, synthesiser, keyboards, Pump organ, Autoharp, and Vibraphone. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Bat was given the name Natasha Khan on October 25th, 1979 in London, England. Bat is also known as Khan and Natasha.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Natasha

Natti Natasha is a reggaeton, bebylatin pop, and latin pop musician. Natti was given the name Natalia Alexandra Gutiérrez Batista on December 10th, 1986. Natti is also known as Natti Natasha.

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JD Natasha is a pop music, rock music, alternative rock, and music of latin america musician and songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. JD was given the name Natasha Jeannette Dueñas on February 27th, 1988 in Kendall, Florida.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1934 6 6 0
1936 5 5 0
1938 5 5 0
1939 6 6 0
1941 7 7 0
1942 5 5 0
1943 15 15 0
1944 7 7 0
1945 12 12 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 11 11 0
1949 9 9 0
1950 5 5 0
1951 13 13 0
1952 9 9 0
1953 20 20 0
1954 16 16 0
1955 25 25 0
1956 32 32 0
1957 55 55 0
1958 76 76 0
1959 82 82 0
1960 91 91 0
1961 100 100 0
1962 91 91 0
1963 104 104 0
1964 103 103 0
1965 120 120 0
1966 134 134 0
1967 228 228 0
1968 319 319 0
1969 510 510 0
1970 717 717 0
1971 1,303 1,303 0
1972 1,738 1,730 8
1973 1,794 1,784 10
1974 2,011 2,006 5
1975 1,851 1,842 9
1976 2,101 2,094 7
1977 2,513 2,506 7
1978 2,564 2,556 8
1979 2,807 2,793 14
1980 3,443 3,428 15 #89 girl name
1981 3,747 3,733 14 #85 girl name
1982 4,145 4,129 16 #71 girl name
1983 3,976 3,952 24 #71 girl name
1984 3,723 3,708 15 #77 girl name
1985 3,563 3,552 11 #79 girl name
1986 3,898 3,871 27 #70 girl name
1987 4,144 4,128 16 #73 girl name
1988 4,055 4,034 21 #73 girl name
1989 3,690 3,668 22 #87 girl name
1990 3,276 3,268 8
1991 2,929 2,922 7
1992 2,821 2,813 8
1993 2,284 2,278 6
1994 2,380 2,380 0
1995 2,103 2,103 0
1996 1,844 1,844 0
1997 1,593 1,593 0
1998 1,521 1,521 0
1999 1,245 1,245 0
2000 1,144 1,144 0
2001 1,080 1,080 0
2002 1,026 1,026 0
2003 970 970 0
2004 1,066 1,059 7
2005 1,028 1,028 0
2006 919 919 0
2007 848 848 0
2008 776 776 0
2009 783 783 0
2010 673 673 0
2011 605 605 0
2012 565 565 0
2013 492 492 0
2014 441 441 0
2015 425 425 0
2016 387 387 0

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Fun Facts about the name Natasha

  • How Popular is the name Natasha? Natasha is the 657th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Natasha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 95,248 babies born with the first name Natasha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Natasha to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Natasha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1934 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Natasha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Natasha is Tuesday, April 26th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Natasha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Natasha was in 1982 with a total of 4,129 babies. That's a lot of babies named Natasha!
  • Random Natasha Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Natasha ranks 58th in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 127 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Natasha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsatan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahnatas. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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