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What does Tonisha mean?

Tonisha Pronunciation of Tonisha [ton-isha] as a name for girls is an English name. Tonisha is an alternate form of Toni (English): short variant of Antonia and Antoinette.


Tonisha has 1 variant: Toniesha.

5 more alternative forms via Toni: Tona, Tonia, Tonie, Tonina and Tonya.

Creative forms:
(female) Toisha, Tonsha, ..

(male) Tonach, Tonis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tonisha Aylin (T.A.), ..

How popular is Tonisha?

Tonisha is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3845 out of 4276, Top 90%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Tonisha entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #1254 in the U.S. in the year 1993, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tonisha name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Tona, Toni (#1333 in recent rankings), Tonia, Tonie and Tonya are the prominent related forms of Tonisha ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Tonina, are uncommon. These relations of Tonisha were at the peak of their popularity in the 1970s (adoption of 0.5%) and have become significantly less popular since, with forms like Tonia becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tonisha, Tona, Toni, Tonia, Tonie, Tonya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tonisha is pronounced similarly to Taneesha, Tanesha, Taniesha, Tanisha, Tanishia, Tanitia, Tannisha, Tanysha, Teneesha, Tenesha, Tenicia, Tenisha, Tiniesha, Tinisha and Tynisha. Other recommended names are Anisha, Arnisha, Danisha, Denisha, Dinisha, Donisha, Janisha, Jonisa, Kanisha, Kenisha, Kinisha, Lanisha, Monisha, Ranisha, Renisha, Ronisha, Taisha, Takisha, Talisha, Tamisha, Tanika, Tanis, Tansia, Teisha, Telisha, Tisha, Tobish, Tomika, Tonica, Tonique, Tosha, Trisha, Tyisha, Venisha and Vinisha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tonisha.

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