Natasha Name Meaning & Origin

Natasha

Pronunciation: nah-TAH-shə (key)

Origin of the name Natasha:

A popular pet form of Natalia (natal day, Christmas). Natasha is also popularly bestowed as an independent given name.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Tasha, Natalia

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Nicknames for Natasha

Nat, Tasha, Tash, Tosh, Natty, Tashi, Natash, Ta,Sasha

Meanings and history of the name Natasha

Natasha means "Born on Christmas Day."

Natasha is a Russian female given name, originally a pet name variant of Natalia. It is the same as the Latin variant "Natalie", meaning "birthday" in reference to the birth of Christ, and was traditionally given to girls born around Christmas.

Famous real-life people named Natasha

Natasha Gregson-Wagner - American actress
Natasha Richardson- English actress
Natasha Bedingfield - pop singer and songwriter
Natasha "Sasha" Obama - daughter of President Barack and Michelle Obama
Natasha Lyonne - American actress
Natasha Mclhone- actress Californication
Natasha Hamilton - singer of girl group Atomic Kitten
Natasha Negovanlis - Canadian actress

Natasha in song, story & screen

Rufus Wainwright - Natasha
Ancient Vampirize - Natasha
Chris de Burgh - Natasha Dance
Natalya "Natasha" Rostova is one of the main characters in Leo Tolstoy's epic novel "War and Peace."
Natasha is the beautiful younger woman whom Carrie's love "Mr Big" marries, and later divorces, in the TV series "Sex and the City". She was played by model Bridget Moynahan.
Natasha "Tasha" Yar, character on the TV series "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
Natasha Fatale, sidekick to Boris Badenov on the classic cartoon "Rocky and Bullwinkle"
Natasha Romanoff, secret identity of the Black Widow in Marvel comics
Natasha, a fictional Abyssinian kitty character in the story Adventure Wonders

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