[ 2 syll. lis-ha, li-sha ] The baby girl name Lisha is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as LIY-SHaa- †. Lisha is of Germanic, Sanskrit, Latin, and Hebrew origin. It is used mainly in English, Hebrew, and African. The name developed as a diminutive of other names ending in -isha or -licia.
In addition, Lisha is a familiar form (English) of the English, Latinized, Spanish, French, and Scandinavian Alicia.
Lisha is also a familiar form (Hebrew) of the English and Indian Alisha.
Lisha is also a familiar form of the English Delicia.
Lisha is also a form of the English and Hebrew Elisha.
Lisha is also a familiar form (English) of Felicia.
Lisha is also a form (English) of the English and Hebrew Ilisha.
Lisha is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1960 with 0.013% of baby girls being named Lisha. It was #601 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a marked drop in popularity since then, and is currently used only on an infrequent scale. Among the family of girl names directly related to Lisha, Alicia was the most widely used in 2016. Lisha has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls.
† Pronunciation for Lisha: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"