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What does Tanisha mean?

Tanisha /tan-isha/ 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.

Affiliated girl names: Kanisha, Tamika and Te-.

Tanisha has 22 more different relations 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.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Tancho, Toisha, ..

(male) Tanda, Tanvis, ..

How popular is Tanisha?

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. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the birth name statistics of Tanisha for girls. Tanisha entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #357 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 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 2000 are Aisha (#559 via latest list), Kanisha, Maisha, Taisha, Takisha, Talisa, Talisha, Tamica, Tamika, Tamisha, Tanesha, Tanika, Tiesha, Tyesha, Tyisha and Tynisha. These relations of Tanisha were at the peak of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.1%) and are now much less popular. Aisha is a perennial favorite, while versions such as Tamika are now less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tanisha, Aisha, Kanisha, Maisha, Taisha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Takisha, Talisa, Talisha, Tamica, Tamika in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tamisha, Tanesha, Tanika, Tiesha, Tyesha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tyisha, Tynisha 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 names are Anisha, Arnisha, Dalisha, Daniesha, Danisha, Darnisha, Davisha, Denisha, Dinisha, Donisha, Falisha, Jakisha, Jamisha, Janisha, Janissa, Juanisha, Kadisha, Kalisha, Kaneisha, Kanesha, Kaniesha, Karisha, Katisha, Kenisha, Kinisha, Lakisha, Lanesha, Lanisha, Larisha, Latisha, Malisha, Marisha, Marnisha, Monisha, Nakisha, Natisha, Raenisha, Ranisha, Raynisha, Renisha, Ronisha, Saisha, Tabitha, Tacitha, Tahsha, Taisa, Taisia, Tamieka, Tamiqua, Tanazia, Tanga, Tania, Tanis, Tanita, Tanitra, Tanja, Tansee, Tansey, Tansia, Tansy, Tanzia, Tasha, Telisha, Tisha, Tonica, Trisha, Vanesha, Vanisa, Vanissa, Venisha and Vinisha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tanisha.