Sasuke Uchiha (うちはサスケ, Uchiha Sasuke?) is a fictional character in the anime and manga series Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto. He is a former member of Kakashi Hatake's Team 7, which, at the time of his membership, consisted of himself, Naruto Uzumaki, and Sakura Haruno making him an original member of the Rookie Nine.
Sasuke's given name comes from the legendary ninja Sarutobi Sasuke. His surname, Uchiha, is another way of pronouncing "uchiwa", or a paper fan, which is actually the Uchiha clan symbol. Uchiwa can be used to fan flames, making the flame hotter ！ referring to the fact that the Uchiha is a clan of fire-jutsu users.