Isha

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Isha

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  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Isha is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "God's sister".
  • A user from South Africa says the name Isha is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Good person".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Isha is of Unknown origin and means "One who protect".

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Wiktionary

From Arabic عِشَاء (ʿišāʾ, “evening, night”), in صَلَاة اَلْعِشَاء (ṣalāt al-ʿišāʾ, “night prayer”).

  1. (Islam) The evening/night Islamic prayer.

isha was also found in the following language(s): Albanian, Japanese, and Swahili

Notable Persons Named Isha

Isha Koppikar is an actress, model, actor, and model (people). Her most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Isha was born Isha Koppikar on September 19th, 1976 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Isha is also known as Ishaa Koppikar and Eesha Koppikhar.

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Isha Talwar is an actress and model. She has been prominent since 2010. Isha was born on December 22nd, 1987 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Isha is also known as Isha.

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Isha Sharvani is an indian contemporary dancer and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Isha was born on September 29th, 1984 in Gujarat, India.

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Isha Sesay is a broadcast journalist. She was most prominent from 1998 to present. Isha was given the name Isha Isatu Sesay on January 6th, 1976 in Bordeaux, France.

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Isha Chawla is an actress. Isha was born Isha Chawla on March 6th, 1988 in Delhi, India. Isha is also known as Iisha.

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Isha Basant Joshi is a civil servant. Isha was born on December 31st, 1908 in Lucknow.

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How popular is the baby name Isha in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 6 6 0
1964 6 6 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1970 18 18 0
1971 14 14 0
1972 12 12 0
1973 20 20 0
1974 20 20 0
1975 22 22 0
1976 25 25 0
1977 44 44 0
1978 22 22 0
1979 41 41 0
1980 41 41 0
1981 44 44 0
1982 33 33 0
1983 32 32 0
1984 30 30 0
1985 50 50 0
1986 42 42 0
1987 38 38 0
1988 32 32 0
1989 45 45 0
1990 42 42 0
1991 42 42 0
1992 41 41 0
1993 48 48 0
1994 47 47 0
1995 37 37 0
1996 49 49 0
1997 51 51 0
1998 62 62 0
1999 67 67 0
2000 108 108 0
2001 193 193 0
2002 196 196 0
2003 167 167 0
2004 162 162 0
2005 158 158 0
2006 121 121 0
2007 137 137 0
2008 158 158 0
2009 175 175 0
2010 152 152 0
2011 178 178 0
2012 137 137 0
2013 143 143 0
2014 136 136 0
2015 125 125 0
2016 132 132 0
2017 132 132 0

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Popularity of Isha as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Isha

  • How Popular is the name Isha? Isha is the 4,469th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Isha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,843 babies born with the first name Isha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Isha to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Isha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Isha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Isha is Saturday, November 12th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Isha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Isha was in 2002 with a total of 196 babies.
  • Random Isha Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Isha is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Isha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihsa. How do you pronounce that?

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