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What does Kenisha mean?

Kenisha Pronunciation of Kenisha [ken-isha] as a girls' name is pronounced ken-NEE-shah. It is of American origin. Possibly a prefix name or a feminine variant of Ken.


Kenisha has 1 variant: Kennesha.

Related girl name: Kanisha.

Creative forms:
(female) Kelisha, Kerisha, ..


Middle name pairings:
Kenisha Leila (K.L.), ..

How popular is Kenisha?

Kenisha is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2538 out of 4276, Top 59%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kenisha was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #879 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only other prominent varying form of Kenisha is Kanisha. These forms of Kenisha were favored 3 decades ago (median #797).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kenisha, Kanisha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kenisha and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kenisha is alike in pronunciation to Kaneesha, Kaneisha, Kanesha, Kanicia, Kaniesha, Kinicia, Kinisha and Koneesha. Other suggested similar names are Aeisha, Anisha, Arnisha, Bernisha, Danisha, Delisha, Deneisha, Denesha, Denisa, Denisha, Denissa, Dinisha, Donisha, Felisha, Genisa, Genisia, Genista, Gwenisha, Janisha, Jenista, Kadisha, Kalisha, Kamesha, Karisha, Katisha, Keasha, Keesha, Keisha, Keitha, Kenia, Kenina, Kenza, Kesha, Kisha, Lanisha, Leisha, Lekisha, Letisha, Melisha, Monisha, Raenisha, Ranisha, Reneisha, Renisa, Renisha, Ronisha, Tanisha, Teisha, Telisha, Tenesha, Tenisha, Tinisha, Tonisha, Tynisha, Venesha, Venisha, Venishia, Vernisha and Vinisha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kenisha.

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