What does Lisha mean?
Lisha /li-sha/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Lisha) is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Lisha means "God is salvation". Lisha is an alternate spelling of Elisha (Hebrew): contracted variant of Elishu'a. Lasha is a conventional surname.
How popular is Lisha?
Lisha is a rare given name for males. Lisha is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Eli (#49 the previous year), Eliseo (#952) and Elisha (#739) are the prominent alternative forms of Lisha (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its peak during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.508%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.42%, down 17.3%), with the version Elisha becoming less in vogue. Eli (#49) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here, and there is also a rebound in baby name usage for this name. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Lisha and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Misha. Like Lisha, this name is not commonly used.