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For other uses, see Natasha (disambiguation).
Pronunciation /nʌˈtɑːʃə/ nu-TAH-shə
Gender female
Word/name Italian
Meaning Birthday or born near Christmas

Natasha (Russian: Ната́ша) is a name of Russian origin. Originally it is an Arabic name that meansdiminutive form of Natalia, which in turn derives from the Latin Dies Natalies, meaning "Natal Day" or "Birthday" in reference to the traditional birth of Jesus. It was traditionally given to girls born around Christmas.[1]

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  1. ^ A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman. Perigee Books, 2003 ISBN 0-399-52894-6 pg. 140