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What does Nisha mean?

Nisha Pronunciation of Nisha as a girls' name is pronounced NEE-shah. It is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Nisha is "night".


ASSOCIATED WITH night (black)


VARIANTS Neesha, Niesha

(female) Nasha, ..

(male) Nisim, ..

Nisha Brylee (N.B.), ..

How popular is Nisha?

Nisha is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3475 out of 4276, Top 81%) and also a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#129619 out of 150436, Top 86%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Nisha entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #1478 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Niesha is the only other prominent related form of Nisha rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Nisha were at the top of their popularity 3 decades ago (AVERAGE #1501).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nisha, Niesha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nisha and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nisha is alike in pronunciation to Nesha, Netia, Nicci and Nicia. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aeisha, Aesha, Aiesha, Aisha, Alisha, Amisha, Asha, Aysha, Brisha, Casha, Dasha, Dosha, Elisha, Elsha, Erisha, Fusha, Iesha, Irisha, Isha, Kasha, Keisha, Kesha, Kiesha, Kisha, Leisha, Lesha, Licha, Lisha, Maisha, Masha, Miesha, Mischa, Misha, Myisha, Nakisha, Nasia, Nasya, Natisha, Nessa, Nesta, Nia, Niada, Niah, Nibia, Nidia, Nika, Nikia, Nila, Nilda, Nilsa, Nina, Ninfa, Nioma, Nira, Nis, Nissa, Nita, Nitza, Nysa, Nyssa, Pasha, Sasha, Taisha, Tasha, Teisha, Tiesha, Tisha, Tosha, Trisha, Tyisha and Yiesha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nisha.

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