Meaning and name origin
Lakeisha \l(a)-kei-sha\ as a girl's name is pronounced lah-KEE-shah. Possibly variant of Hebrew Kezia meaning "cassia tree", via Keesha and Keisha. Lakeisha and its variant forms are also rhyming variants of Leticia or from the combination of La- with Aisha (Arabic) "alive and well". The French prefix La- was first added by free people of color in Louisiana and has become a popular naming trend among African Americans. Also possibly (Swahili) "favorite one".
Lakeisha is a very popular first name for females (#868 out of 4276, Top 20%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lakeisha for girls. Lakeisha reached its highest rank of #399 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lakeisha and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aisha (#559), Lakisha, Leticia, Lakeshia, Lakeisha, Keesha, Keisha and Lakesha. (2014 statistics).