Sasha Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Alexander:
A compound Greek name composed of the elements alexein (to defend, to help) and andros (man): hence, “defender or helper of mankind.” The name was borne by Alexander the Great (356—323 B.C.), a Macedonian king and military conqueror who helped spread the Greek culture across Asia Minor to Egypt and India. Var: Aleksandr, Aleksandur, Alexander, Alexandras. Short: Alek, Alekos, Alex, Alexei, Alexios, Alexis, Sander, Sandros
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- Comments and insights on the name Sasha
My boyfriend's name. It's so weird... I always think of a girl when I hear this name. It's too girly. Too much. That's why I call him Sash or Ash but never Sasha.
In Russian, Sasha is can be translated to Alex. . . Just saying to all those people who assume it's a girly name.
Sasha can be translated to Alexander, or Alex in Russian. I think it's a name with strong character and works far better as a male name than a female one. 'Sash' and 'Ash' are sweet nicknames and the name itself has a nice meaning too, 'helper and defender of mankind.' Despite it being a unisex name, I really feel it has a better ring on males, and not as a nickname for Alexander, or Alexandra.
- Personal experiences with the name Sasha
Yeah, there is this one weird named dude who I know who is really nerdy and has a weird obsession with Gummy Bears; he's fun to hang around and he's pretty smart. To be fair, he is the gummy bear prince.
- Nicknames for Sasha
Sash, Alex, Gummy Bear
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- Famous real-life people named Sasha
* Sasha brother of actor Misha collins
* Sasha Piqué Mebarak, son of singer Shakira and footballer Gerard Piqué
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