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pinWhat does Aisha mean?

Aisha /ai-sha/ 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.

Related girl names: Fatima, Humayra, Kanisha, Keisha, Khadija, Lakeisha, Lanice, Myisha and Tanisha.

Kreatif forms: Alsha, Arsha. [more]

pinHow 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)

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

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

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.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aisha, Asha, Asia, Fatima, Iesha in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of 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 outside U.S.

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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.