Dasha Name Meaning & Origin

Dasha

Pronunciation: DAH-shə (key)

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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Comments and insights on the name Dasha: | Edit

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

Meanings and history of the name Dasha: | Edit

Russian pet form of Daria.

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'.

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