Phonetic spelling of Alicia; also Sanskrit
"protected by God"

Alisha Origin and Meaning

The name Alisha is girl's name of Spanish, Sanskrit origin meaning "protected by God".
This name has two derivations. One is as a member of the well-populated Alice/Alicia family (with an overly literal spelling), which gives it the meaning "noble"; the other is an Urdu name with the meaning "protected by God." If you're going with the first derivation, we suggest you stick with the classic and beautiful Alicia.

This spelling of the name peaked in the 1980s.

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Famous People Named Alisha

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  • Alisha Ann ItkinAmerican dance pop singer
  • Alisha FarrerAustralian model and actress
  • Alisha BennettBritish pop singer
  • Alisha GlassAmerican volleyball player
  • Alisha Inacio aka Alexxis NevaehAmerican pro wrestler

Alisha in Pop Culture

  • Alisha Danielscharacter on British TV series 'Misfits'
  • Alisha's AtticBritish musical group