Sasha

Russian diminutive of Alexander
"defending men"

Sasha Origin and Meaning

The name Sasha is a boy's name of Russian origin meaning "defending men".

The energetic Russian nickname name Sasha is being used increasingly on its own, though since the prominence of the First Daughter, more than 90% of the American babies named Sasha are girls. Sacha Baron Cohen bears one of the alternate spellings.

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Sasha Popularity

Famous People Named Sasha

  • Sasha Chorny (born Alexander Mikhailovich Glickberg)Russian poet and satirist
  • Alexander Vladimirovich "Sasha" ArtemevAmerican gymnast
  • Alexander "Sasha" ArgovIsraeli composer
  • Alexander Olegovich "Sasha" KaunRussian basketball player
  • Aleksandar "Sasha" PavlovićMontenegrin basketball player
  • Sasha (born Alexander Paul Coe)Welsh DJ and record producer.
  • Sasha Caleb VictorineAmerican soccer player
  • Sasha FarberRussian,Australian dancer
  • Sasha MitchellAmerican actor
  • Sasha RoizIsraeli,Canadian actor
  • Sasha SkenderijaBosnian,American poet
  • Aleksandar "Sasha" VujačićSlovenian basketball player
  • Sasha GaborHungarian,Norwegian actor
  • Aleksandr "Sasha" KolpakovRussian musician
  • Sasha IssenbergAmerican journalist and author
  • Sasha Hemsworth (b. 2014)son of actor Chris Hemsworth; twin of brother Tristan
  • Sasha Blue Pownall (b. 2014)son of actress Gabriella Wilde and musician Alan Pownall
  • Sasha Pique Mebarak (b. 2015)son of Shakira and footballer Gerard Pique

Sasha in Pop Culture

  • Sashacharacter in 2013 movie "Phantom"
  • Sasha Belovcharacter in movie "Make It Or Break It"
  • Sasha Neincharacter in video game "Psychonauts"
  • Sasha Barbiconcharacter in video game "Titanic: Adventure Out of Time"
  • Sasha Thompsoncharacter in the CHERUB series by Robert Muchamore
  • Sashacharacter in video game "Advance Wars: Dual Strike"
  • Sashacharacter in movie "2012"
  • Sashabird in Disney's "Peter and the Wolf"
  • Sashacharacter in animated series "As Told by Ginger"
  • Sashacharacter in John le Carré's "Absolute Friends"
  • Alexander "Sasha" Nikolaevich Hellcharacter in manga/anime "The Qwaser of Stigmata"
  • Captain Sashacharacter in the Ratchet & Clank video game series
  • Sasha Roycharacter on Disney's Backstage
  • Sashacharacter in "Falling"