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Meaning and Name Origin

Maisha \ma(i)-sha\ as a girls' name has the meaning "alive and well". Maisha is a variant of Aisha (Arabic): also possibly means "life" in Swahili. Seldom used as a name for babies.


Maisha has 2 variants: Miesha and Myesha.

Maisha has 30 more related forms via Aisha: Aayshah, Aeesha, Aeisha, Aesha, Aiesha, Aishah, Aishia, Aisia, Asha, Ayeisha, Ayesha, Ayisa, Ayisha, Ayishah, Aysha, Ieasha, Ieesha, Iesha, Ihisha, Isha, Niesha, Taisha, Takisha, Teisha, Tiesha, Tinisha, Tyesha, Tyisha, Tynisha and Yiesha.


Maisha is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3624 out of 4276, Top 85%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Maisha and corresponding names. Aisha (#559 the previous year), Tyesha, Tiesha, Iesha, Asha and Miesha are the prominent related forms of Maisha (#unlisted). These girl names reached the height of their popularity in the year 1991 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Tyesha and Iesha becoming less stylish. Aisha (#559) is the most chic birth name in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aisha, Asha, Iesha, Miesha, Tiesha, Tyesha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Maisha is pronounced similarly to Masha, Mischa, Misha, Myeisha, Myiesha and Myisha. Other suggested similar baby names are Maiga, Maisa, Maisee, Maisey, Maisie, Maisy, Malisha, Marisha, Marsha, Maysa and Saisha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maisha.