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since 1880
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in 2010

Sasha

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How popular is the baby 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 667 633 34
1981 535 491 44
1982 457 435 22
1983 555 530 25
1984 482 467 15
1985 614 599 15
1986 1,183 1,158 25
1987 1,838 1,801 37
1988 1,917 1,885 32
1989 1,730 1,698 32
1990 1,529 1,488 41
1991 1,030 1,004 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 636 615 21
1999 593 566 27
2000 615 579 36
2001 690 662 28
2002 841 809 32
2003 853 827 26
2004 885 850 35
2005 859 843 16
2006 1,010 982 28
2007 978 924 54
2008 959 915 44
2009 1,285 1,248 37
2010 973 942 31
2011 888 858 30
2012 720 694 26
2013 727 705 22
2014 560 540 20
2015 607 572 35

Fun Facts about the name Sasha

  • How many people with the first name Sasha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34,757 babies born with the first name Sasha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sasha to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sasha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sasha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sasha is Saturday, July 13th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Sasha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sasha was in 1988 with a total of 1,885 babies. That's a lot of babies named Sasha!
  • Random Sasha Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sasha ranks 104th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 14 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Sasha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ssaah. How do you pronounce that?
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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.

Borrowed from the Slavic pet form of the cognates of Alexander and Alexandra; in English mostly from the Russian Са́ша (Sáša), an informal pet form for both Алекса́ндр (Aleksándr, “Alexander, male”) and Алекса́ндра (Aleksándra, “Alexandra, female”).

  1. A male given name.
  2. A female given name.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Sasha

Sasha And Malia
Sasha Czack
Sasha Jenson
Sasha Obama
Sasha Pieterse
Sasha Pieterse Age
Sasha Roiz
Sasha Kaun
Sasha Petraske
Sasha Vujacic
Sasha Bruce
Sasha Mitchell

What does the name Sasha mean?

Sis for serious, not always joking.

Ais for accord, the harmony you spread.

Sis for select, as few are chosen.

His for hand, that you always give.

Ais for adventure, take a new one today

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