Sasha
Origin/Usage
Russian
Pronunciation
SAH-shə
Meaning
Protector of humanity
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Sasha originates in Russian language and means "protector of humanity". It is a Russian diminutive of the names Alexander or Alexandra and can be used as both feminine and masculine names. Occasionally, it functions as a surname as well. In the U.S. Sasha is used mainly as a feminine given name and has been popular since the 1970s.

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