Asha

With roots in both Sanskrit and Swahili, Asha can mean either "hope" or "life." As in, hope your life can handle the big changes brought about by a baby in the house!

Nicknames:

Ash.

Famous people named Asha:

Fashion designer Asha Daniels; TV presenter Asha Leo; actress Asha Parekh.

Fun fact:

"Game of Thrones" fans will recognize Yara Greyjoy as Theon's sister on the show - but in the book, A Song of Ice and Fire, her character was named Asha.

More Inspiration:

Meaningful African Baby Boy And Girl Names That Are Also Rich In History, Fab Four-Letter Names For Girls, Baby Girl Names That Mean New Beginnings, Absolutely Awesome A Names For Baby Girls, Terrific Two-Syllable Girl Names,