What does Lakeisha mean?
Lakeisha /la-kei-sha/ as a girls' 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▼ has 17 more alternative forms via Aisha, Keesha, Keisha, Kezia, La-, Leticia: Aeisha, Ayeisha, Lakendra, Lakia, Lanesha, Lanessa, Lanisha, Laporsha, Laquesha, Larisha, Latasha▼, Latisha▼, Latrisha, Maisha, Taisha, Takisha and Teisha.Kreatif forms:
(female) Lakeicia, Mikeisha, ..
(male) Lakeishai, Lakeishaw, ..
How popular is Lakeisha?
Lakeisha is a very popular first name for women (#868 out of 4276, Top 20%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Lakeisha for girls. Lakeisha entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #409 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Lakeisha are Aisha (#559 in recent rankings), Leticia (#1421), Latasha, Laquesha, Latisha, Laquisha, Latrisha, Takisha, Taisha, Maisha, Laporsha, Lakiesha, Lakeesha, Keisha, Keesha, Lakendra, Lakesha, Lakia, Lakeysha, Lakeshia and Lakisha. Usage of these forms of Lakeisha reached its highest during 1970-1979 (median #1132) and is now much reduced, with versions such as Keisha becoming somewhat dated. Aisha is the most fashionable baby name in this list.
Suggested similar names are Aleisha, Camesha, Carlisha, Carmisha, Dalisha, Danisha, Darnisha, Davisha, Demeisha, Deneisha, Eleisha, Falisha, Jakeisha, Jakisha, Jaleisa, Jameisha, Jamesha, Jamisha, Janisha, Kadesha, Kadisha, Kaleesha, Kalisha, Kamesha, Kaneesha, Kaneisha, Kanesha, Kanisha, Kaprisha, Karisha, Katisha, Lacresha, Lacrisha, Lacrissa, Lakrisha, Laretha, Larisa, Larissa▼, Lateifa (see Latifah), Lateiffa, Lateisha, Latesha, Leesha, Leisa, Leisha, Leitha, Lesha, Letisha, Lettisha, Lisha, Lucreisha (see Lucretia), Malisha, Mareisa, Marisha, Markeisha, Markesha, Markisha, Marlisha, Marnisha, Myeisha, Nakeisha, Nareesha, Natisha, Patrisha, Raenisha, Ranisha, Raynisha, Reneisha, Saesha, Talisha, Tamisha, Taneesha, Tanesha, Tanisha▼ and Tannisha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lakeisha.