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#1 Pocahontas

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:39 PM

DH and I are arguing over whether or not Sasha is predominantly a boy or girl's name these days.  I say girl, DH says boy.  Who do you agree with?

#2 Froger

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:40 PM


#3 pippityroo

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:41 PM

I know of a boy with this name (they are Russian or something similar). But I do like it on a girl more.

#4 Z-girls rock

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:41 PM

for me Sasha is always a mans name.

when I was a teenager I was in love with the most gorgeous guy called Sasha wub.gif (I think he might have know I existed LOL)

#5 11:11

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:43 PM


#6 PrincessPeach

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:43 PM

It's both.

I know in places like Serbia & Croatia it's actually a nicname for alexander & very much a boy's name.

However here in Aus i find it being used more for a girl.

#7 la di dah

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:44 PM

Endearing myself to nobody at all, I claim it's a unisex nickname for Alexandra/Alexander and can be short for either but I don't like it standalone.

*throws glitter, flees*

#8 Mamabug

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:45 PM

when I was a teenager I was in love with the most gorgeous guy called Sasha

Me too! blush.gif

#9 emlis22

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:45 PM

I only know one, who is a girl. But she says it like Sar-sha, not Sash-a

#10 Avocado

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:45 PM

Girl's name. But was going to say boy because of Sacha Baron Cohen. Very similar.

#11 Noah's mum

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:46 PM

All the Sasha's I know are girls so I say girl.

#12 Gudrun

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:48 PM


#13 1&Twins

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:48 PM

Boy I know of about 4 and they're all boys

#14 Tarmy

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:48 PM

I went to school with 2 Sasha's - one was a boy and one a girl (they'd now be in their late 30's). I now work with 2 who are in their 20's - one is a man, one a woman. So I'm a 50/50 split original.gif

#15 la di dah

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:48 PM

We used to call my younger brother Sasha for short when he was little (and knew many other boy ones).

#16 liveworkplay

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:51 PM

In Australia it is generally known as a girls name, in the rest of the world, boy. FWIW I love it for a boy.

#17 Kwyjibo

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:52 PM

Another vote for both.

#18 ~Peaches~

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:54 PM

I know two, and both are girls, so it's more of a girls name to me.

#19 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:54 PM

I think it's one of those names that is truly unisex.

#20 cinderellainsydney

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:56 PM

As far as I know the roots are that Sasha is a Slavic diminutive of Alexander or Alexandra, like Alex. So equally popular for boys and girls.

#21 HighlandPinky

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:57 PM

I went to High School with a female Sasha, and i know one 6 year old girl called Sasha, so i'm going to go with girl.

It's one of these names that i know is a boy's name.....but IMHO, i think it's too girly for a boy. ph34r.gif

#22 amesv

Posted 15 November 2012 - 02:01 PM

I think girl. The only boy I know is Borat,

#23 sarahec

Posted 15 November 2012 - 02:01 PM

Boys name, well nickname. But I would happily use it for both boy and girl. Great name!

#24 sarahec

Posted 15 November 2012 - 02:01 PM

Boys name, well nickname. But I would happily use it for both boy and girl. Great name!

#25 sarahec

Posted 15 November 2012 - 02:01 PM

Boys name, well nickname. But I would happily use it for both boy and girl. Great name!

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