Gender Feminine
Usage Dutch, German
Pronounced Pron. /ˈsɑː/(Dutch) /ˈ̯a/(German)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the Old German element sahso meaning "a Saxon". The Saxons were a Germanic tribe, their name ultimately deriving from the Germanic word *sahsą meaning "knife". Saskia van Uylenburgh (1612-1642) was the wife of the Dutch painter Rembrandt.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSahsa, Saxa(Germanic)


People think this name is

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Entry updated December 7, 2022