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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 has 11 variant forms: Keasha, Kecia, Keesha, Keeshah, Keicia, Kesha, Keshia, Kesia, Kicia, Kiesha and Kisha.

For more information, see also related girl names Acacia and Markeisha.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Keisha name in U.S.

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

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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aisha, Kecia, Keesha, Keisha, Kesha, Keshia, Kisha, Lakeisha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Acacia, Aisha, Keisha outside U.S.

Similar Names

Keisha is also pronounced similarly to Kasha and Kishi. Other suggested similar baby names are Aeisha, Keitha, Kenisha, Leisha and Teisha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Keisha.