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Meaning and name origin

Aisha \a(i)-sha\ as a girl's name is pronounced ah-EE-shah, AY-shah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Aisha is "alive and well". Also possibly means "life" in Swahili. Aisha was a wife of the prophet Muhammad. The name is also linked to the moon goddess. Use in the English-speaking world is recent and many variants have been created from this name due to its pleasing sounds.


Aisha has 62 variant forms: Aayshah, Aeesha, Aeeshah, Aeisha, Aesha, Aeshah, Aeshah, Aiesha, Aieshah, Aishah, Aishatu, Aishia, Aisia, Aisiah, Asha, Ashah, Ashia, Ashiah, Asia, Asiah, Ayeesa, Ayeesah, Ayeesha, Ayeeshah, Ayeisa, Ayeisah, Ayeisha, Ayeishah, Ayesha, Ayisa, Ayisah, Ayisat, Ayisha, Ayishah, Aysha, Ayshe, Ieasha, Ieashah, Ieashia, Ieashiah, Iesha, Ieshah, Ieesha, Ieeshah, Ieeshia, Ieeshiah, Ihisha, Isha, Maisha, Miesha, Myesha, Niesha, Taisha, Takisha, Teisha, Tiesha, Tinisha, Tyesha, Tyisha, Tynisha, Yiesha and Yieshah.

For more information, see also related girl names Fatima, Kanisha, Keisha, Khadija, Lakeisha, Lanice, Myisha and Tanisha.


Aisha is a very popular first name for females (#919 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Aisha for girls. Aisha reached its highest rank of #468 in the U.S. in 1991. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aisha name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aisha outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Aisha and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Fatima (#328), Aisha (#559), Asia (#806), Miesha, Lakeisha, Tanisha, Tyesha, Tiesha, Keisha, Isha, Asha, Ayesha, Aysha, Iesha and Kanisha. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aisha, Asha, Asia, Fatima, Iesha, Kanisha, Keisha, Lakeisha, Miesha, Tanisha in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tiesha, Tyesha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aisha, Asha, Asia, Ayesha, Aysha outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fatima, Isha, Keisha, Tanisha outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aisha is also pronounced similarly to Usha. Other suggested similar baby names are Abisha, Alisha, Anisha, Asa, Assa, Asya, Azha, Kisha, Lisha, Misha, Nisha and Tisha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Aisha.