Sasha - boys name

Sasha name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 70%

Sasha name meaning:

The name Sasha is of Russian origin and is typically used as a nickname for the name Alexander or Alexandra. Sasha is a unisex name that can be given to both boys and girls, but it is more commonly associated with boys. In Russian, Sasha is a diminutive form of Alexander, which means "defender of mankind" or "protector of mankind." This name has historical significance as it was the title given to Russian emperors from the House of Romanov.

Sasha is a name that often conveys strength, bravery, and leadership qualities. It has gained popularity in various parts of the world and is seen as an international name with a masculine sound. The name Sasha has a certain charm and uniqueness, making it an appealing choice for parents looking for a name that is both traditional and modern.

Origin: Slavic

Pet form of Alexander.


Unisex names

Related names

Alexander , Alandair, Alasdair , Alastair , Alec , Alejandra , Alejandro , Alejo, Alek , Aleka, Aleko, Alekos, Aleksander , Aleksy, Alesandro, Alessandra , Alessandre, Alessandri, Alex , Alexa , Alexandra , Alexandrea, Alexandria , Alexandrina , Alexandro , Alexi , Alexia , Alexina , Alexine, Alexis , Alick, Alik, Alisander, Alissander, Alistaire, Alister , Alistir, Alixandra, Allissandre, Allistair, Allistir, Alsandair, Alsandare, Alyssandra, Alyx , Elke, Lexandra, Lexi , Lisandra, Olexa, Pip , Sacha , Sachenka, Sachka, Sande, Sandey, Sandi, Sandie, Sandra , Sandy , Sascha , Sasha , Xandra, Xandy

Other boys names beginning with S


Overall UK ranking: 1448 out of 4789

17 recorded births last year

Change in rank

  • 10yrs

  • 5yrs

  • 1yr


    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Sasha

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Sasha from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Sasha in 2024