Sasha

Sasha - A very unique female name



  Apr 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sasha, meaning defending men, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1967 on position #2647. 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 girl name Sasha was given to 653 baby girls in 2012, ranking #453 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,164 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sasha peaked in popularity 29 years ago in 1988 on position 147.



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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 District of Columbia at position #137 - and is the least popular in Indiana at position #990.

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.

Sue / Susie / Skye / Sage / Shea / Saige / Sky / Shay / Shae / Suzy /

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
2012453
2011376
2010343
2009262
2008361
2007356
2006338
2005373
2004374
2003369
2002370
2001425
2000478
1999473
1998432
1997421
1996382
1995367
1994372
1993319
1992294
1991274
1990198
1989167
1988147
1987152
1986225
1985382
1984454
1983409
1982474
1981447
1980365
1979512
1978502
1977595
1976664
1975688
1974683
1973594
1972955
19711279
19701551
19691565
19681856
19672647

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia137
Maryland243
New Jersey297
New Mexico305
Florida322
New York326
Georgia338
California369
Washington373
Connecticut399
Nevada416
Illinois420
Texas455
North Carolina457
Massachusetts458
Virginia466
Colorado469
Mississippi471
Arizona487
Pennsylvania506
Alabama534
Minnesota564
Ohio595
Oregon604
Oklahoma652
South Carolina652
Missouri708
Tennessee711
Louisiana749
Utah792
Wisconsin904
Michigan927
Indiana990

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 female 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
1988
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Sasha
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,164
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1967
2012 births +653

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