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Asha

What does Asha mean?

Asha Pronunciation of Asha [asha] as a girls' name has its root in Arabic, and Asha means "alive and well". Asha is a version of Aisha (Arabic): also possibly means "life" in Swahili.

Associated with: arabic, alive (life).

Variations

Asha has 34 variants: Aayshah, Aeesha, Aeeshah, Aeisha, Aesha, Aeshah, Aiesha, Aieshah, Aishah, Aishia, Ashah, Ashia, Ashiah, Ayeesha, Ayeeshah, Ayeisha, Ayeishah, Ayesha, Ayisha, Ayishah, Aysha, Ieasha, Ieashah, Ieashia, Ieashiah, Ieesha, Ieeshah, Ieeshia, Ieeshiah, Iesha, Ieshah, Isha, Yiesha and Yieshah.

17 more different relations via Aisha: Aishatu, Aisia, Aisiah, Asia, Asiah, Ayisa, Ayshe, Ihisha, Maisha, Miesha, Myesha, Niesha, Taisha, Teisha, Tiesha, Tyesha and Tyisha.

Creative forms:
(female) Anha, Asel, ..

(male) Asas, Asel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Asha Jessa (A.J.), ..

How popular is Asha?

Asha is a very prominent first name for females (#1947 out of 4276, Top 46%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Asha was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #840 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is presently at #1313. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Aisha (#491 from current records), Asia (#907), Ayesha (#1497), Isha (#1683), Niesha, Taisha, Tyesha, Tyisha, Myesha, Tiesha, Iesha, Asiah, Ashia, Aysha, Aiesha, Maisha and Miesha are the prominent related forms of Asha (#1313 from current records) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Asha reached the height of their popularity 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.23%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.06%, 73%), with forms such as Iesha becoming somewhat dated. Asia has historically been preferred by parents, though Aisha has grown popular as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Asha, Aiesha, Aisha, Ashia, Asia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Asiah, Ayesha, Aysha, Iesha, Isha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maisha, Miesha, Myesha, Niesha, Taisha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tiesha, Tyesha, Tyisha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Asha is alike in pronunciation to Ieshia, Usha and Yeesha. Other suggested similar names are Abba, Abia, Adia, Afua, Aghna, Agna, Aida, Aila, Aja, Ajua, Akasha, Alda, Alea, Alfa, Alisha, Alla, Altha, Alva, Alya, Amia, Ana, Anda, Ania, Anisha, Anja, Anka, Anna, Anya, Ara, Aria, Arla, Arya, Arza, Asa, Ase, Asela, Ashbea (see Ashby), Ashira, Ashla, Ashle, Ashlea, Ashly, Ashni, Ashra, Asima, Asma, Assa, Assi, Asta, Asti, Astra, Asya, Asyah, Atha, Aura, Ava, Avia, Aya, Ayva, Aza, Azha, Azhar, Azia, Azra, Dosha, Lesha, Lisha, Masha, Sasha, Tasha, Tisha and Tosha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Asha.

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