Sasha

Sasha - A very unique male name



  Jul 15,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sasha, meaning defending men, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1968 on position #1751. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sasha and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sasha? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sasha. The baby boy name Sasha was given to 14 baby boys in 2011, ranking #2690 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 118,089 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sasha peaked in popularity 42 years ago in 1976 on position 1243.



Famous with this name

Sasha Pieterse
Sasha Mitchell
Sasha Roiz


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Sasha is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sasha is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,753 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,002.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sasha is where you live.


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Sasha origin and meaning

Sasha is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means defending men. To see famous people named Sasha, pop culture references for the name Sasha and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sasha

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sasha, sorted by popularity.

Sage / Shea / Shay / Sky / Skye / Shia / Shaya / Shigeo / Sekou / Sai /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20112690
20102652
20092652
20082080
20072181
20062585
20054095
20042352
20022558
20012903
20002118
19992752
19972588
19961780
19953461
19941840
19922570
19912253
19902259
19891741
19882177
19871584
19832541
19821849
19811359
19801643
19792342
19771727
19761243
19751662
19741442
19731733
19712015
19681751

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1753
California2002

Even more about Sasha


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sasha a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sasha?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1976
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Sasha
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 118,089
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1968
2011 births +14

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