Meaning and name origin
Keisha \ke(i)-sha\ as a girl's name is pronounced KEE-sha. Modern name: possibly short form of Lakeisha, which is probably from Aisha (Arabic) "alive and well". Also possibly from Hebrew Kezia, via Keesha, meaning "cassia tree". The name is popular with African-American families. Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam.
Keisha is a very popular first name for females (#625 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Keisha for girls. Keisha reached its highest rank of #293 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Keisha and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aisha (#559), Keshia, Kisha, Lakeisha, Kesha, Keisha, Kecia, Keesha and Acacia. (2014 statistics).