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What does Tanisha mean?

Tanisha \t(a)-ni-sha\ as a girls' name is pronounced ta-NEE-shah. May be connected to a Hausa (African) day name for children born on Monday. Can also be a combination of Ta- with Aisha.


Tanisha has 14 variants: Taneesha, Tanesha, Taniesha, Tanishia, Tanitia, Tannicia, Tanniece, Tannisha, Tanysha, Teneesha, Tenicia, Tinecia, Tiniesha and Tynisha.

For more information, see also related girl names Kanisha, Tamika and Te-.

Tanisha has 22 more different forms via Aisha, Ta-: Aeisha, Ayeisha, Ayisha, Ihisha, Maisha, Taisha, Takisha, Talicia, Talina, Talisa, Talisha, Talyssa, Tamica, Tamika, Tamisha, Tanika, Tarina, Teisha, Tiesha, Tinisha, Tyesha and Tyisha.


Tanisha is a very prominent first name for females (#816 out of 4276, Top 19%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Tanisha for girls. Tanisha entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #374 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tanisha name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Tanisha and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Tanisha appearing in the Top 1000 are Aisha (#559 a year ago), Kanisha, Tamika, Tanesha, Tanika, Tiesha and Tyesha. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.2686%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.0551%, down 79.5%), with forms such as Tamika, Tanesha, Tanika, Tanisha and Tyesha falling out of fashion. Aisha (#559) is the most chic name for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aisha, Kanisha, Tamika, Tanesha, Tanika, Tanisha, Tiesha, Tyesha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tanisha is pronounced similarly to Tenesha, Tenisha, Toniesha and Tonisha. Other suggested similar baby names are Danisha, Janisha, Lanisha, Ranisha, Tanis and Tansia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tanisha.