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What does Alisha mean?

Alisha Pronunciation of Alisha [al-isha] as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Alisha is "noble, exalted". Alisha is a variant form of Alice (Old German). Alisha is also a derivative of Alicia (Old German).

Associated with: noble, exalted.


Alisha has 8 variants: Aleesha, Aleisha, Alesha, Aleshia, Alieshea, Alishia, Alysha and Elisha.

65 more alternative forms via Alice, Alicia: Adelisa, Ala, Alais, Alaisa, Alecia, Aleesa, Aleeza, Alesia, Ali, Alica, Alicah, Alicea, Alicen, Alidee, Alie, Alika, Alikah, Aliki, Alis, Alisa, Alisah, Alisan, Alisann, Alise, Alisia, Alison, Alissa, Alisson, Alisz, Alitheea, Alitia, Aliz, Alla, Allicea, Allicia, Allis, Allison, Alliss, Allissa, Allisun, Allsun, Allysa, Allysia, Allyssa, Allyssha, Alycia, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alysia, Alyson, Alyss, Alyssa, Alyssia, Elicia, Elissa, Ellissa, Ellsa, Elsa, Ilysa, Ilyssa, Leisha, Lesha, Licha and Lissa.

Creative forms:
(female) Adisha, Auisha, ..

(male) Alshi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alisha Georgina (A.G.), ..

How popular is Alisha?

Alisha is a very popular first name for women (#502 out of 4276, Top 12%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Alisha was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #134 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is currently at #919. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alisha name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Alisha (#919 in recent rankings) are Allison (#39 in recent rankings), Alice (#87), Alyssa (#93), Alison (#338), Alicia (#365), Elsa (#487), Alyson (#678), Alisson (#915), Alissa (#942), Alisa (#1037), Ali (#1278), Elissa (#1395), Alyse (#1689), Elisha (#1732), Lissa, Alysha, Alysia, Alysa, Leisha, Alyssia, Elicia, Alys, Lesha, Alla, Aleshia, Alesia, Alesha, Aleisha, Alecia, Aleesha, Alica, Alise, Allysa, Allyssa, Allissa, Ala, Alishia, Alisia and Alycia. These relations of Alisha were favored as baby names in the year 1998 (median #1204) and have become significantly less common since (#1549, 52%). Alicia has been the overall favorite, though Allison is currently higher in the list, while forms like Alisa used to be popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alisha, Ala, Alecia, Aleesha, Aleisha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Ali, Alice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alicia, Alisa, Alise, Alishia, Alisia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alison, Alissa, Alisson, Alla, Allison in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allissa, Allysa, Allyssa, Alycia, Alys in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alysa, Alyse, Alysha, Alysia, Alyson in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyssa, Alyssia, Elicia, Elisha, Elissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elsa, Leisha, Lesha, Lissa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alisha, Alica, Alice, Alicia, Alison outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Allison, Alyssa, Elsa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alisha is pronounced similarly to Aletia, Aliosha, Alyosha, Eleasha, Eleisha, Elesha and Ellisha. Other suggested similar names are Abisha, Abishah, Aeisha, Ailis, Ailish, Aisha, Aishah, Aishia, Aisia, Aleka, Alessia, Alesta, Aletha, Alexea, Alia, Alida, Aliena, Alieza, Aliezah, Alima, Alina, Alinda, Alista, Alita, Alithea, Alithia, Alivia, Aliya, Aliza, Alizah, Alize, Allessa, Allisah, Allissah, Aloha, Alpha, Alyza, Amisa, Anisa, Anisha, Arista, Arlissa, Asha, Ayeisha, Ayisa, Ayishah, Aysha, Brisha, Elisa, Elisia, Erisha, Falisha, Ihisha, Ilisa, Irisha, Julisha, Kalisha, Kisha, Lisha, Maisha, Melisha, Misha, Myisha, Olisa, Taisha, Teisha, Tisha and Tyisha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alisha.

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