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Girl Names Ending with -ish

Ish ending baby names and what they mean, with 13 results. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread a decade ago (adoption of 0.02%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.01%, 37% less). Malish (top 51%) and Farish (13%) are popular -ish last names.

-ish names

Ailish - Trish

Irish Gaelic form of Alice. Rare, but Ailish is comparable to popular surnames Anguish (top 42%), Anish (92%), which also end with -ish. See also Ailse.

Var. of Charis. Based on Greek element. "Grace." Charish is not in the Top 2000. See also Caris.

Cherish and variantsCherish1, var. Charish2, Cheerish, Cherrish
Stems fr. English, Old French words. "To treasure and care for; dear." Adoption of Cherish, Charish, etc. as girls' names in 2015 was down 21.6% compared to the previous year.

Form of Cher. Derivative of French word. "Dear." Cherish is a Top 2000 baby name. See also Cherisa.

Form of Elizabeth. Root fr. Hebrew word. "God is my oath." Outside Top 2000. See also Ailish.

Eilish2, var. Elish
Source fr. Gaelic, Hebrew. "God is my oath." Eilcia and Eliish are creative variations.

Var. of Ennis. Source fr. Gaelic. "Island." Ennis (top 1%), Ennist (68%) are common last names.

Form of Paris. From Greek language. Name from Greek mythology .. Unisex name. Not in Top 2000.

Parrish2, var. Parish
Origin fr. Old French language. "Ecclesiastical locality." Not Top 2000 names.

Form of Letitia. From Latin element. "Joy." Tiah is a slightly favored baby name. See also Tisa.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ish names: Cherish, Trish

Var. of Toby. Origin fr. Hebrew language. "God is good." Unique, with the -sh suffix for Tobish, like Trish, Tash.

Form of Tricia. Derivative of English, Latin elements. "Noble; patrician." Trish is prevalent as a girls' name compared to other versions. See also Tish.

Var. of Patricia. Derivative of Latin. "Noble; patrician." Trish is conventional (top 40%) as a given name, and is found often (top 57%) as a surname.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ish names for girls.

1. Ailish - Trish
Ailish, Charis [Charish], Cherish [Charish, Cheerish, Cherrish], Cher [Cherish], Elizabeth [Eilish], Eilish [Elish], Ennis [Ennish], Paris [Parrish], Parrish [Parish], Letitia [Tish], Toby [Tobish], Tricia [Trish], Patricia [Trish]

Usage comparison for -ish names