What does Aisha mean?
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 variants: 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, Ieesha, Ieeshah, Ieeshia, Ieeshiah, Iesha▼, Ieshah, Ihisha, Isha, Maisha, Miesha, Myesha, Niesha, Taisha, Takisha, Teisha, Tiesha, Tinisha, Tyesha▼, Tyisha, Tynisha, Yiesha and Yieshah.more]
How popular is Aisha?
Aisha is a very prominent first name for females (#919 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Aisha for girls. Aisha entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #468 in the U.S. in the year 1991, and is presently at #559. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Prominent variation forms of Aisha (#559 the previous year) are Fatima (#328 the previous year), Asia (#806), Tanisha, Miesha, Tyesha, Tiesha, Kanisha, Asha, Iesha, Keisha and Lakeisha. These forms of Aisha reached the height of their popularity in 1991 (average #633) and are somewhat less popular today (#891, ▼70.3%), with versions like Iesha becoming somewhat dated. Asia is the all-time favorite, though Fatima is now the top form.
Thinking of names?
Aisha▲ is pronounced similarly to Ieshia, Usha and Yeesha. Other suggested similar baby names are Abisha, Abishah, Aida▼, Aila, Ailsa, Aina, Akasha, Aleisha, Alesha▼, Aliosha, Alisa▼, Alisha▼, Alishia, Alisia, Alissa▼, Alista, Aloha, Alpha▼, Altha▼, Alysha▼, Amisa, Amisha, Amissa, Anisa, Anisha, Anissa▼, Anusha, Arista, Arnisha, Artha, Asa, Ashla, Ashra, Asma, Assa, Asta, Asya, Atha, Azha, Basha, Brisha, Casha, Dasha, Dosha, Elisha▼, Elsha, Erisha, Fusha, Githa, Irisha, Kasha, Kesha, Kiesha, Kisha▼, Leisha, Lesha, Licha, Lisha, Masha, Mischa, Misha, Nesha, Nisha, Pasha, Saisha, Sasha▲, Tasha▼, Tisha▼, Tosha▼ and Trisha▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Aisha.