Baby Name: Natasha
Variation of Natalie, which is ultimately derived from the Latin name, Natalia, or Latin words natale domini. Also possibly a contemporary blend of independent names, Natalie and Tasha. considered a literary name for Natasha Rostova, the main female character in Leo Tolstoy's novel "War and Peace," published during the 19th century. English actress Natasha Richardson was named after this fictional character and had a tremendous impact on the name since her film debut at the age of four, but is best-known for her award-winning stage performances.