Saskia Name Meaning & Origin
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Kassia and Saskia are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
- Personal experiences with the name Saskia: | Edit
I found it funny when I lived in New Zealand they couldn't pronounce my name, so I shortened it to Kia, which is apparently a Maori name. :)
My friend is named Saskia. Most of the time we call her Sa. We pronounce it SA-ski-a, not ZA-ski-a.
- Nicknames for Saskia: | Edit
Sassi, Sassy, Sass, Saski, Kia, Ass-kia (a friend of mine would call me that as an inside joke) , Ikea, Sas (pronounced Sos), Sa
- Meanings and history of the name Saskia: | Edit
Saskia is a feminine name of Dutch origin, which originally meant "a Saxon woman."
Other meanings: Valley of Light; Protector of Mankind
My friend Saskia is German, and her family says that Saskia used to mean "knife" in German.
- Famous real-life people named Saskia: | Edit
Saskia Reeves, British Actress
Saskia Hamilton, American poet
Saskia (b. 2012), daughter of American actress Anne Dudek
Saskia, daughter of American artist Red Grooms
Saskia, wife of artist Rembrandt
Saskia Burmester, Australian Actress
Saskia, baker on TV series "Cupcake Girls"
- Saskia in song, story & screen: | Edit
book - The Saskiad by Brian Hall
I’m in love with Saskia Hamilton by Ben Folds
Saskia by Ash