What does Lakeisha mean?
Lakeisha \l(a)-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.
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lakeisha for girls. Lakeisha entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #399 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Lakeisha are Aisha (#559 in 2014), Latasha, Latisha, Leticia, Lakisha, Lakesha, Keesha, Keisha and Lakeshia. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5173%) and is now much lower (usage 0.0441%, down 91.5%), with versions such as Keisha, Lakeisha, Lakesha, Lakisha and Latisha becoming somewhat dated. Aisha (#559) is the most fashionable baby name in this list. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Lakeisha and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)