Aisha 🔥

Gender: Female Pronunciation: eye-EE-sha Meaning of Aisha: "living, prosperous" Origin of Aisha: Arabic; Swahili Aisha's Popularity in 2019: #528

Aisha Origin and Meaning

The name Aisha is a girl's name of Arabic, Swahili origin meaning "living, prosperous".

Aisha was Muhammad's favorite wife, making this lovely name and its myriad variations hugely popular among Muslims and also African-Americans. It's been energized by TV personality Aisha Tyler. Pronunciation is usually eye-EE-sha but some say ay-sha.

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Rank in US: #528

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Pop Culture References for the name Aisha

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ivy194 Says:


Beautiful name, and a wonderful meaning.

AndreaaaaaT Says:


My best friend is Muslim. She’s French and Moroccan and pronounces it EYE-shuh which I prefer immensely

WriterNotPrego Says:


I used to have a Muslim friend named this and she pronounced it eye ee shuh

KLS2 Says:


What does skin color have to do with a name?

paulapuddephatt Says:


Lovely name

stella2007 Says:


I love the Eye-EE-Sha pronunciation. It is common in the Muslim community though. But if you're not Muslim I think it would be more unique to name your daughter Aisha. I really like the sound of this name but I prefer the Eishia spelling.

aaronburrsir Says:


Love it, but unusable because I'm white. (I would pronounce it ay-sha, by the way.)

Lena_Aline Says:


This name is very popular in the Muslim community, where it is pronounced 'EYE-shuh'.

Linnie Says:


I love this name because of the song, "Isn't She Lovely".
Isn't she lovely? Life and love are the same. Life is Aisha; the meaning of her name...

Dspisces1407 Says:


Lovely name!

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


I know two people with the name and each of them pronounce it as ay-sha