What does Aisha mean?
Aisha [aisha] as a girls' 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 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.Creative forms:
(female) Alsha, Arsha, ..
(male) Aiphe, Aishad, .. Middle name pairings:
Aisha Kensley (A.K.), ..
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)
Aisha entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #449 in the U.S. then, and is presently at #491. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Aisha (#491 the previous year) are Fatima (#311 the previous year), Asia (#907), Asha (#1313), Khadija (#1329), Ayesha (#1497), Isha (#1683), Takisha, Taisha, Niesha, Myisha, Tanisha, Tiesha, Tyisha, Tyesha, Myesha, Tynisha, Maisha, Iesha, Ashia, Aysha, Kanisha, Keisha, Asiah, Lakeisha, Aiesha and Miesha. These forms of Aisha reached the height of their popularity in 1991 (average #1240) and have become much less popular since (#1760, ▼59.7%), with versions like Iesha becoming somewhat dated. Fatima is the all-time favorite, though Aisha has become popular as well.
Aisha▲ is pronounced similarly to Ieshia, Usha and Yeesha. Other suggested similar 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.See names in meaning and etymology.