Dasi (Sanskrit दासी) is an ancient Sanskrit word which mean female servant or female slave. Dasi is also used for a female slave or devotee.
Reference of Dasi is found in Epics like Mahabharata, Arthav Veda, Manu-Smiriti and Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण) where Dasi means a female servant or slave.
This name is also used by Lexicographers like Amar Singh and Hemchandra with different meanings depending on the context. They have used Dasi with the meanings like harlot, an herbal plant, an altar and as the name of a river.
Dasi is not a popular name in either USA or India. Dasi is not used by any people as the name of their babies while in India it is used by only a few people as the name of their children.
Dasi is short and easy to pronounce name. But the meaning of Dasi is not good as a girl baby name.
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