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What does Kanisha mean?

Kanisha Pronunciation of Kanisha as a girls' name is of English origin. Invented name. Possibly a combination of Ken and Aisha, or an adaptation of the fashionable Tanisha. Also form of Ka-.


ASSOCIATED WITH combination (blend)


VARIANTS Kaneesha, Kaneisha, Kanesha, Kanicia, Kaniesha, Kenisha, Kinicia, Kinisha, Koneesha

RELATIONS VIA AISHA, TANISHA Aeisha, Ayeisha, Ayisha, Ihisha, Maisha, Taisha, Takisha, Taneesha, Tanesha, Taniesha, Tanishia, Tanitia, Tannisha, Tanysha, Teisha, Tiniesha, Tinisha, Tyisha, Tynisha



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How popular is Kanisha?

Kanisha is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3638 out of 4276, Top 85%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Kanisha was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #716 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Kanisha are Aisha (#523 IN 2018), Kaneesha, Kaneisha, Kanesha, Kenisha, Maisha, Taisha, Takisha, Tanesha, Tanisha, Tyisha and Tynisha. Other forms, like Tinisha, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Kanisha was widespread 3 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.1%) and is now significantly less, with forms such as Kanesha going out of style. Aisha has generally been a favorite of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kanisha, Aisha, Kaneesha, Kaneisha, Kanesha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kenisha, Maisha, Taisha, Takisha, Tanesha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tanisha, Tyisha, Tynisha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kanisha is alike in pronunciation to Kennesha. Other recommended sound-alike names are Anisha, Arnisha, Dalisha, Daniesha, Danisha, Darnisha, Davisha, Denisha, Dinisha, Donisha, Falisha, Jakisha, Jamisha, Janisha, Janissa, Juanisha, Kadesha, Kadisha, Kalisa, Kalisha, Kalissa, Kalista, Kamesha, Kantisia (see Candice), Kaprisha, Karisa, Karisha, Karisma, Karissa, Kasha, Katasha, Katisha, Keisha, Kisha, Lakisha, Lanesha, Lanisha, Larisha, Latisha, Maisha, Malisha, Marisha, Marnisha, Monisha, Nakisha, Natisha, Raenisha, Ranisha, Raynisha, Renisha, Ronisha, Saisha, Taisha, Takisha, Talisha, Tamisha, Tanesha, Taniesha, Tanishia, Tannisha, Tanysha, Tenisha, Tinisha, Tonisha, Tynisha, Vanesha, Vanisa, Vanissa, Venisha and Vinisha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kanisha.