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What does Keisha mean?

Keisha /kei-sha/ [2 sylls.] 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.


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

Related girl names: Acacia and Markeisha.

Keisha has 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.

Kreatif forms: Kosha. [more]

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)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Keisha for girls. Keisha was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #293 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Aisha (#559 a year ago), Asha, Iesha, Kecia, Keesha, Kesha, Keshia, Kisha, Lakeisha, Lakisha, Miesha, Tiesha and Tyesha are the popular related forms of Keisha rated in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.2361%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.0315%, down 86.7%), with versions such as Keisha, Kisha, Lakeisha, Lakisha and Tyesha falling out of fashion. Aisha (#559) is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Keisha and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Keisha, Aisha, Asha, Iesha, Kecia in U.S.

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lakisha, Miesha, Tiesha, Tyesha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Keisha is alike in pronunciation to Kasha and Kishi. Other suggested similar baby names are Keitha, Kenisha and Leisha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Keisha.