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Girl Name: Keisha

Name: Keisha
Pronunciation: \ke(i)-sha\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: cassia tree
Origin: Modern
Related Names: Acacia, Markeisha
Sounds Like: Kasha, Kishi
Variant forms: Keasha, Kecia, Keesha, Keeshah, Keicia, Kesha, Keshia, Kesia, Kicia, Kiesha, Kisha
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 625

Description

Keisha \ke(i)-sha\ as a girl's 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.

Keisha has 11 variant forms: Keasha, Kecia, Keesha, Keeshah, Keicia, Kesha, Keshia, Kesia, Kicia, Kiesha and Kisha.

For more information, see also related names Acacia and Markeisha.

Baby names that sound like Keisha are Kasha and Kishi.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Keisha.

Popularity

Keisha is a very popular first name for women (#625 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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