Gender: Female Origin of Dasha: Russian, diminutive of Dariya or Darya Meaning of Darya: Russian or Persian, variation of Daria or feminine form of Darius, "kingly or the sea"

Dasha Origin and Meaning

The name Dasha is a girl's name of Russian origin.

Nice, energetic -- dare we say dashing. -- quality.

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perdireinz Says:


I love this! It has a Russian charm to it that can be used internationally.

perdireinz Says:


It's pronounced DAW-sha though, not dash-uh

TEMlovesbantams Says:


This is the name of a character from Shannon Hale's book, 'River Fingers', so unfortunately, I could never use it, but it is very gentle and distinct, uncommon, yet not unusual.

SparkleNinja18 Says:


I knew a girl with this name from dance. She was really pretty. She pronounced it daw-sh-uh, not dash-uh.

raevynstar Says:


This reminds me of a nickname for the urban legend name, La-a (Ladasha).