Gender / Sex: girl
Meaning: cassia tree
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
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.
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)