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

Natasha (Russian: Ната́ша) is a name of Russian origin. The name is the diminutive 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][unreliable source?]

Notable people[edit]

Natasha gomes (dance)

Fictional people[edit]

Other Natashas[edit]

See also[edit]


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