Sasha: unisex baby name meaning and popularity

Sasha

A Russian nickname for the Greek name Alexander, meaning "defender," your little Sasha could grow up to be a soldier or a police officer or a champion of human rights ... or just stand up for kids getting picked on at school, which is pretty awesome too.

Nicknames:

Sasha itself is a kind of a nickname. Unless you wanted to go with Sash?

Famous people named Sasha:

Daughter of former President Barack Obama, Natasha "Sasha" Obama; actresses Sasha Barrese, Sasha Reynolds, Sasha Ramos, and Sasha Pieterse; actors Sasha Mitchell and Sasha Roiz; author Sasha Alsberg.

Fun fact:

The name of Beyonce's alter-ego is "Sasha Fierce."

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