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What does Keisha mean?

Keisha Pronunciation of Keisha as a girls' name is pronounced KEE-sha. Modern name: possibly short form of Lakeisha, which is probably from Aisha (Arabic) "alive and well". Also possibly from Hebrew Kezia, via Keesha, meaning "cassia tree". The name is popular with African-American families. Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam.


ASSOCIATED WITH modern, arabic, alive (life), tree, knight (warrior)


VARIANTS Keasha, Kecia, Keesha, Keeshah, Keicia, Kesha, Keshia, Kesia, Kicia, Kiesha, Kisha

SEE ALSO Acacia, Markeisha

RELATED FORMS VIA AISHA, KEZIA, LAKEISHA Aeesha, Aeeshah, Aeisha, Aesha, Aeshah, Aiesha, Aishah, Aishia, Aisia, Asha, Ayeesha, Ayeisa, Ayeisha, Ayeishah, Ayesha, Ayisa, Ayisha, Ayishah, Aysha, Ieasha, Ieashah, Ieashia, Ieesha, Ieeshah, Ieeshia, Iesha, Ieshah, Ihisha, Isha, Kessie, Kessy, Ketzia, Keziah, Lakisha, Lekeisha, Lekisha, Maisha, Miesha, Myesha, Niesha, Taisha, Takisha, Teisha, Tiesha, Tinisha, Tyesha, Tyisha, Tynisha, Yiesha



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How popular is Keisha?

Keisha is a very prominent first name for women (#625 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Keisha was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #289 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Acacia, Aiesha, Aisha (#523 VIA LATEST LIST), Asha (#1190), Ayesha (#1457), Aysha, Iesha, Isha (#1593), Kecia, Keesha, Kesha, Keshia, Keziah (#1308), Kiesha, Kisha, Lakeisha, Lakisha, Maisha, Markeisha, Miesha, Myesha, Niesha, Taisha, Takisha, Tiesha, Tyesha, Tyisha and Tynisha are the popular related forms of Keisha rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Keisha reached the peak of their popularity 3 decades ago (AVERAGE #1384) and are now significantly less popular (#1864, DOWN 76.4%), with versions such as Iesha becoming less fashionable. Aisha has been the overall favorite, although Keziah seems to be gaining favor too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keisha, Acacia, Aiesha, Aisha, Asha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ayesha, Aysha, Iesha, Isha, Kecia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keesha, Kesha, Keshia, Keziah, Kiesha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kisha, Lakeisha, Lakisha, Maisha, Markeisha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Miesha, Myesha, Niesha, Taisha, Takisha in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Keisha is alike in pronunciation to Casha, Caysha, Kasha and Kishi. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abisha, Aeesha, Aeisha, Aesha, Aleisha, Alisha, Amisha, Anisha, Ayeisha, Ayisha, Brisha, Delisha, Denisha, Eleisha, Elisha, Felisha, Ieasha, Ieesha, Ihisha, Irisha, Kadisha, Kaija, Kalisha, Kaneisha, Kanisha, Karisha, Kasja, Kaska, Kassia, Kassja, Kasya, Katisha, Keiana, Keiba, Keiki, Keiko, Keila, Keira, Keitha, Kelsa, Kenisha, Kessy, Keziah, Kinisha, Krisia, Krissa, Krista, Leesha, Leisa, Leisha, Leitha, Lekisha, Lesha, Letisha, Lisha, Melisha, Myeisha, Myisha, Neesha, Nesha, Nisha, Renisha, Saisha, Taisha, Teisha, Telisha, Tenisha, Trisha, Tyisha, Venisha and Yeesha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Keisha.