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If you want a fun and unique name for your daughter, consider Tasha. What was once only a nickname for Natasha is now a viable standalone option. Though no longer a top 1,000 name in America, it was once a top 200 name in the late twentieth century.

Meaning of the name Tasha:

English: born on Christmas Day, birthday of the Lord
Russian: born on Christmas Day, birthday of the Lord

Origin of the name Tasha:

Tasha began as the nickname for the baby name Natasha, but it became a name on its own. Natasha is actually the Russian version of Natlya, popularized throughout the rest of the world via a character in the book “War and Peace.” Natlya comes from the Latin name Natalia.

Symbolism of the name Tasha:

The baby name Tasha means “born on Christmas day” because it has the same meaning as the Latin Natalia. This latter name comes from the words “Natale Domini,” which translate to “Christmas Day.” According to those in the Christian faith, Jesus was born on Christmas, giving the other meaning of “birthday of the Lord.”

Style of the name Tasha:

Modern

Gender of the name Tasha:

Tasha is a fun baby name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Tasha:

TAHSH-uh

Number of syllables in the name Tasha:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Tasha:

Tasha is a fun and free-spirited baby name. It is full of youthfulness and a wholesome vibe.

Alternative spellings for the name Tasha:

  • Tahsha
  • Tashia

Nicknames for the name Tasha:

  • Tash
  • Tay
  • Tish
  • Mish
  • Asha
  • Tashy
  • Tashie
  • Tashi

Popularity of the name Tasha:

Tasha became a top 1,000 standalone name in America in 1966 at rank 661. It became a top 200 name from 1979 to 986, ranking 130 in 1980. The baby name remained a top 1,000 option until 1997 when it was rank 771.

Related names for the name Tasha:

Great middle names for Tasha and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Tasha:

  • Tasha Tudor (children's book illustrator)
  • Tasha Smith (actress, “Why Did I Get Married?”)
  • Tasha Schwikert (gymnast)
  • Tasha Scott (actress, “South Central”)
  • Tasha Humphrey (WNBA player)
  • Tasha Danvers (hurdler)
  • Tasha Tilberg (model)

Tashas in popular culture:

  • Tasha Yarr (character from “Star Trek: The Next Generation”)
  • Tasha (character from “The Backyardigans”)
  • Tasha Jefferson (character from “Orange is the New Black”)
  • Tasha (character from “The Fosters”)
  • Tasha Davenport (character from “Lab Rats”)