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Meaning & History
Meaning unknown. This name was invented by author George R. R. Martin for Sansa Stark, a main character in his "Game of Thrones" book series, first released in 1996. The books were adapted as a TV series in 2011.George R. R. Martin might have based it on Sancha or Sancia which were both common names among royalty during the Middle Ages, given that many of his character's names are variants of common medieval names.Contrary to popular belief Sansa is not a Sanskrit name.