Name Mascha Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Mascha


Mascha is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Mascha?

Mascha is a German variant of the Russian name Masha (Маша) and is considered a diminutive of the biblical name Maria.

What does the name Mascha mean?

Mascha means “beloved”, “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “exalted one”, “rebelliousness” or “wished for child” (from Maria).

Other variants and nicknames

Mascha can also be spelled Masha. Similar first names are Masa, Masako, Masami, Mascia, Masal, Mashama, Masiya or Massie. Popular nicknames are Ma, Chichi, Marshmallow, Matschi, Matcha and Maschka.

Famous people named Mascha

  • Mascha Golke (born 1976) is a German actress.
  • The German-Polish poet Mascha Kaleko (1907 - 1975) had to flee Germany during the Nationalist Regime. She wrote for the German migrant paper “Aufbau” and wrote American promotional texts.
  • Mascha Müller (born 1984) is a German actress, director, painter, musician, and screenwriter.
  • Mascha is the name of a brown bear and is the mascot of the Russian city of Yaroslavl.

Fictional name bearers

“Masha and the Bear” is a Russian kids’ TV series about a little girl named Masha and her friend, a bear. It is based on a well-known Russian folktale.

Pronunciation of Mascha

Variants of the name Mascha


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Popularity of the name Mascha

The name Mascha is ranked #3593 overall.

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