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Sasha for a girl?

(12 Posts)
LWilson2013 Sun 21-Jul-13 20:28:27

DH loves the name Sasha. To me it's a nickname rather than a name name. What other names could it be linked to apart from Natasha?

VisualiseAHorse Sun 21-Jul-13 21:42:17

I've known a few Sasha's, all of them just called Sasha not Natasha (a nickname for Natasha would be Tash or Tasha to me)

I like it.

cafenoir Sun 21-Jul-13 21:47:59

Alexandra or Alexa, Alexia etc (Sasha is the Russian short version of Alexandra)

FieldsOfCorn Sun 21-Jul-13 21:48:28

It's a lovely name, it's a short name for Alexandra.

BeanoNoir Sun 21-Jul-13 21:51:32

I love it and think it's great as a name on its own.

MonkeysTypewriter Sun 21-Jul-13 21:51:43

It is a lovely name, I know 2 (one grown up one a child), neither are short for something.

hawkmcqueen Sun 21-Jul-13 22:32:59

I would go for Alexandra or Alexandria on birth cert and use Sasha every day. They then have a choice later on. It's a fab name :-)

iclaudius Sun 21-Jul-13 22:35:42

Short for Alexandra definitely

squoosh Sun 21-Jul-13 23:07:38

Love it.

EnidClowes Mon 22-Jul-13 17:30:34

I know two grown up Sashas one in her twenties the other pushing forty. Actual name, not a shortening of anything.

Astralabe Mon 22-Jul-13 20:06:39

We have a girl Sasha - never considered using Alexandra as they are so different sounding it doesn't feel right if Sasha is what you like (a bit like Woody / Edward although I consider Sasha a more 'proper' name on its own right). Sibling Ridley (boy) - a friend said we have a 70s cop show sounding set but I love em!

NowPlayingZone Mon 22-Jul-13 21:59:56

Sasha on its own may be modern, but it's beautiful IMO

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