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Meaning and name origin

Tanisha \t(a)-ni-sha\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Taneesha, Tanesha, Taniesha, Tanishia, Tanitia, Tannicia, Tanniece, Tannisha, Tanysha, Tenicia, Teneesha, Tinecia, Tiniesha and Tynisha.

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


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

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tanisha for girls. Tanisha reached its highest rank of #374 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tanisha and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aisha (#559), Tanisha, Tanesha, Tamika and Kanisha. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

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