Keisha

First Name
22k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Keisha mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Keisha

"Keisha" is a name of American origin, and it means "Her Life". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, possibly a variant of Kezia.

Notable Persons Named Keisha

Keisha Grey is a famous human. Keisha was born on June 9th, 1994.

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Keisha Castle-Hughes is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2001. Keisha was born on March 24th, 1990 in Donnybrook, Australia.

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Keisha Buchanan is a pop music and contemporary r&b singer-songwriter. She has been prominent since 1998. Keisha was given the name Keisha Kerreece Fayeanne Buchanan on September 30th, 1984.

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Keisha White is a contemporary r&b, pop music, and soul music singing. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Keisha was born on March 31st, 1988 in England.

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Keisha Jackson is a contemporary r&b and soul music musician. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 1989 to present. Keisha was born on August 17th, 1965 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

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Keisha Hampton is a basketball player. Keisha was born on February 22nd, 1990.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 6 6 0
1962 5 5 0
1963 8 8 0
1964 48 48 0
1965 90 90 0
1966 90 90 0
1967 145 145 0
1968 184 184 0
1969 330 330 0
1970 490 490 0
1971 647 647 0
1972 804 804 0
1973 969 964 5
1974 989 980 9
1975 1,021 1,014 7
1976 1,033 1,027 6
1977 1,051 1,051 0
1978 985 985 0
1979 945 938 7
1980 889 884 5
1981 720 720 0
1982 665 665 0
1983 582 582 0
1984 519 519 0
1985 667 667 0
1986 731 731 0
1987 751 751 0
1988 651 651 0
1989 715 710 5
1990 657 657 0
1991 590 590 0
1992 458 458 0
1993 396 396 0
1994 359 359 0
1995 333 333 0
1996 360 360 0
1997 259 259 0
1998 200 200 0
1999 169 169 0
2000 136 136 0
2001 133 133 0
2002 125 125 0
2003 76 76 0
2004 94 94 0
2005 90 90 0
2006 103 103 0
2007 76 76 0
2008 83 83 0
2009 51 51 0
2010 60 60 0
2011 72 72 0
2012 60 60 0
2013 70 70 0
2014 51 51 0
2015 59 59 0
2016 27 27 0

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Popularity of Keisha as a first name

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Common last names for Keisha

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Fun Facts about the name Keisha

  • How Popular is the name Keisha? Keisha is the 1,600th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Keisha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,877 babies born with the first name Keisha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Keisha to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Keisha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Keisha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Keisha is Saturday, September 6th, 1952.
  • What year had the most people named Keisha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Keisha was in 1977 with a total of 1,051 babies. That's a lot of babies named Keisha!
  • Random Keisha Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Keisha ranks 76th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 79 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Keisha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsiek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kaesih. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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