What does Alisha mean?
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).
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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.