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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"

The name Dasha is a girl's name of Russian origin. Dasha and is often added to lists like High-Energy Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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

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Famous People Named Dasha

Dasha Astafieva (b. 1985), Ukrainian model
Dasha Charusha (b. 1988), Russian singer-songwriter
Dasha Nekrasova (b. 1991), LA-based artist and actress
Dasha Sarakhanova, model
Dasha Zhukova (b. 1981), Russian businesswoman, philanthropist, magazine editor and partner of oligarch Roman Abramovich
Dasha, Czech pornographic actress
Dascha Polanco, Dominican-American actress
Dasha Taran (b. 1999), Russian Instagram model & influencer

Pop Culture References for the name Dasha

Dasha Plank, character in Zenon: Z3, Disney channel original movie



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).