Gender Feminine
Usage Dutch, German
Pronounced Pron. SAHS-kee-a:(Dutch)
ZAS-kya(German)
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Meaning & History

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

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Other Languages & CulturesSaxa(Ancient Germanic)

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Entry updated April 25, 2021