What does Keisha mean?
Keisha [keisha] as a girls' 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.
49 more related forms via Aisha, Kezia, Lakeisha: Aeesha, Aeeshah, Aeisha, Aesha, Aeshah, Aiesha, Aishah, Aishia, Aisia, Asha, Ayeesha, Ayeisa, Ayeisha, Ayeishah, Ayesha, Ayisa, Ayisha, Ayishah, Aysha, Ieasha, Ieashah, Ieashia, Ieesha, Ieeshah, Ieeshia, Iesha▼, Ieshah, Ihisha, Isha, Kessie, Kessy, Ketzia, Keziah, Lakisha▼, Lekeisha, Lekisha, Maisha, Miesha, Myesha, Niesha, Taisha, Takisha, Teisha, Tiesha, Tinisha, Tyesha, Tyisha, Tynisha and Yiesha.Creative forms:
(female) Kelsha, Kosha, ..
(male) Keisey, .. Middle name pairings:
Keisha Kaylynn (K.K.), ..
How popular is Keisha?
Keisha is a very prominent first name for women (#625 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Keisha was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #289 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Acacia (#1954 via latest list), Aiesha, Aisha (#491), Asha (#1313), Ayesha (#1497), Aysha, Iesha, Isha (#1683), Kecia, Keesha, Kesha, Keshia, Keziah (#1414), Kiesha, Kisha, Lakeisha, Lakisha, Maisha, Markeisha, Miesha, Myesha, Niesha, Taisha, Takisha, Tiesha, Tyesha, Tyisha and Tynisha are the popular related forms of Keisha rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Keisha reached the peak of their popularity 2 decades ago (average #1384) and are now significantly less popular (#1874, down 75.2%), with versions such as Kesha becoming less fashionable. Aisha has been the overall favorite.
Keisha▼ is alike in pronunciation to Casha, Caysha, Kasha and Kishi. Other suggested similar names are Abisha, Aleisha, Alisha▼, Amisha, Anisha, Brisha, Delisha, Denisha▼, Eleisha, Elisha▼, Erisha, Felisha, Irisha, Kadisha, Kaija, Kalisha, Kaneisha, Kanisha, Karisha, Kasia, Kasja, Kaska, Kassia, Kassja, Kasya, Katisha, Keiana, Keiba, Keiki, Keiko, Keila, Keira, Keitha, Kelsa, Kelsea▼, Kenisha, Kinisha, Krisia, Krissa, Krista▼, Leesha, Leisa, Leisha, Leitha, Lesha, Letisha, Lisha, Melisha, Misha, Myeisha, Myisha, Neesha, Nesha, Nisha, Renisha, Saisha, Telisha, Tenisha, Tersha, Tisha▼, Trisha▼, Venisha and Yeesha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Keisha.See names in meaning and etymology.