Name: Keisha

Origin and Meaning of the Name Keisha

  • Pronunciation:
    (KEE shah); (KAY shah)
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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Modern coinage, probably the shortened form of Lakeisha - a name influenced by Aisha.
    It may also have been influenced by West African language. One such suggested meaning is "favorite daughter", from nkisa.

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