Dasha Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Daria:
Feminine form of Darius, an old Latin name derived from the Greek Dareios, which is of uncertain origin. It is thought to ultimately be derived from Darayavahush, the name of an ancient Persian king.
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I named my daughter Dasha. Her name is mispronounced often. We typically have to explain it's like Sasha but with a "D". It's my understanding the name is Russian and means "precious". My Dasha is very precious. Her middle name is Claire. Her name is not very popular here in the states but it's my understanding from her foreign doctor that her Russian name is a very popular name.
- Personal experiences with the name Dasha: | Edit
All the immature boys would call me Reindeer at school because Dasha sounds like Dasher, one of Santa's reindeer...
I met a person named Dasha, from Russia. She was reall cute).
- Nicknames for Dasha: | Edit
Dashenka, Dashechka, Dashushka
Dash,Dashy (dah she)
- Meanings and history of the name Dasha: | Edit
Russian pet form of Daria.
Comes from the Persian name Darius meaning wealthy and kingly (queenly maybe since its the female version)
- Famous real-life people named Dasha: | Edit
Daria Joura, aka "Dasha"
- Dasha in song, story & screen: | Edit
Dasha, Zenon's younger cousin in the 2004 Disney Channel original movie, 'Zenon Z3'.