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What does Kanisha mean?

Kanisha Pronunciation of Kanisha [kan-isha] as a girls' name is of English origin. Invented name. Possibly a combination of Ken and Aisha, or an adaptation of the fashionable Tanisha.

Associated with: combination (blend).


Kanisha has 9 variants: Kaneesha, Kaneisha, Kanesha, Kanicia, Kaniesha, Kenisha, Kinicia, Kinisha and Koneesha.

Affiliated girl name: Ka-.

19 more relations via Aisha, Tanisha: Aeisha, Ayeisha, Ayisha, Ihisha, Maisha, Taisha, Takisha, Taneesha, Tanesha, Taniesha, Tanishia, Tanitia, Tannisha, Tanysha, Teisha, Tiniesha, Tinisha, Tyisha and Tynisha.

Creative forms:
(female) Klaisha, Raisha, ..


Middle name pairings:
Kanisha Izzabella (K.I.), ..

How popular is Kanisha?

Kanisha is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3638 out of 4276, Top 85%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kanisha was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #716 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Kanisha are Aisha (#491 in 2015), Takisha, Tanesha, Tanisha, Tynisha, Tyisha, Taisha, Maisha, Kaneesha, Kaneisha, Kanesha and Kenisha. Other forms, like Tinisha, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Kanisha was widespread 3 decades ago (usage of 0.1%) and is now significantly less, with the form Tanisha going out of style. Aisha has generally been a favorite of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kanisha, Aisha, Kaneesha, Kaneisha, Kanesha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kenisha, Maisha, Taisha, Takisha, Tanesha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tanisha, Tyisha, Tynisha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kanisha is alike in pronunciation to Kennesha. Other recommended names are Anisha, Arnisha, Dalisha, Daniesha, Danisha, Darnisha, Davisha, Denisha, Dinisha, Donisha, Falisha, Jakisha, Jamisha, Janisha, Janissa, Juanisha, Kadesha, Kadisha, Kalisa, Kalisha, Kalissa, Kalista, Kamesha, Kantisia (see Candice), Kaprisha, Karisa, Karisha, Karisma, Karissa, Kasha, Katasha, Katisha, Keisha, Kisha, Lakisha, Lanesha, Lanisha, Larisha, Latisha, Malisha, Marisha, Marnisha, Monisha, Nakisha, Natisha, Raenisha, Ranisha, Raynisha, Renisha, Ronisha, Saisha, Talisha, Tamisha, Tenisha, Tonisha, Vanesha, Vanisa, Vanissa, Venisha and Vinisha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kanisha.

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