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Gender: Female Origin of Ayesha: Variation of Aisha Meaning of Aisha: Arabic; Swahili, "living, prosperous"

The name Ayesha is a girl's name . Ayesha and is often added to user-created lists like Unique, Unusual & Celebrity baby names list made by Romy Marylou Amber Joosten and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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This phonetic form may ease pronunciation but it undercuts the name's inherent grace. In a classic 19th century novel, "She," Ayesha is a beautiful 2,000-year-old queen of a lost city, and is known as "she who must be obeyed."

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Famous People Named Ayesha

Ayesha Takia, Indian Bollywood actress
Ayesha Gaddafi, Libyan mediator; daughter of Muammar Gaddafi
Ayesha Curry, Canadian-American Chef; Wife of basketball player Stephen Curry
Ayesha Omer, Pakistani actress
Ayesha Dutt, Indian actress and model
Ayesha Jhulka, Indian actress
Ayesha Dharker, Indian-British actress
Ayesha Khan, Pakistani actress
Ayesha Shand (b. 1995), daughter of actress Clio Goldsmith and writer Mark Shand; niece of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

Pop Culture References for the name Ayesha

Ayesha, character in H. Rider Haggard's novel "She"
Ayesha Artugle, character in the video game "Atelier Ayesha"
"Ayesha, the Maid of Kars," 1834 novel by James Justinian Morier
Ayesha Ansari, character in "The Sims 3" computer game
Ayesha, character in the movie "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"

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