- this week

Gender: F Meaning of Tisa: "ninth born" Origin of Tisa: African, Swahili

Not many parents would want to use Tisa for its literal meaning in this era of smaller families, but Tisa is a name with much crossover appeal. Simple and straightforward, it's also both distinctive and feminine and relates to similar-sounding Western names such as Lisa and Trisha and Tea. If you're looking for an African name that can bridge cultures, Tisa is an excellent pick.

Lists containing Tisa:

See All List Categories

Famous People Named Tisa

Theresa Magdalena "Tisa" Farrow, sister of actress Mia Farrow

Pop Culture References for the name Tisa