[ 2 syll. kei-(s)ha, ke-i-sha ] The baby girl name Keisha is pronounced as KEY-SHaa- or KIY-SHaa- †. Keisha is used mostly in English. Its language of origin is African-Bobangi, Hebrew, and English-American. The name could be derived from the African name Keshia, but the possibility is low. It is more likely derived from the fashionable combination of the prefix 'K-' with Aisha, or else it could be from Hebrew roots. It is a name popular with Afro-Americans.
Keisha is a derivative of the English name Keshia.
Keisha is also a derivative (English) of the English and Hebrew name Kezia.
Keisha is also a contracted form of the English name Lakeisha.
Keisha has 21 derivatives. Derivatives of Keisha include Kacia, Kasha, Keasha, Keashia, Kecia, Keishah, Keishia, Keishla, Kesha, Keshara, Keshawna, Keshia, Keyosha, Keysha, Kisha, Markeisha, Nakeisha, and Queisha. Other English forms include the spelling variants Kecha, Keesha, and Kiesha.
The origin and thus the meaning of the name Keisha is inherited by all variant forms.
Keisha is rare as a baby girl name. At the peak of its usage in 1976, 0.065% of baby girls were named Keisha. It had a ranking of #233 then. The baby name has suffered a substantial fall in frequency since then, and is currently used on a very modest scale. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Keisha, Aisha was the most regularly used.
† Pronunciation for Keisha: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Keisha is Keisha Castle-Hughes, Actress, born 24 March 1990, Donnybrook, Australia.