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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Lisha
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Lisha in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Lisha:
Records indicate that 777 girls in the United States have been named Lisha since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1960, when 274 people in the U.S. were given the name Lisha. Those people are now 56 years old.
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Comments about the name Lisha
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59 Positive Comments
"Hi my name is Lisha. My real name is Alisha. Native New Yorker. It is pronounced Alicia. My mom thought she was being different with the spelling until she went to Hawaii and found so so many gifts with Alisha on it. My family and friends drop the A and I am affectionately known as LISHA. Yes we are a special group of ladies." Aug. 30, 2012:
"Lisha Is a wonderful name...iam happy to see many more people who share this name..ppl call me ..lish,lisa...i'm happy to have this name." Oct. 2, 2011:
"My first name is Lisha. I am very happy to see that alot more people have my name after all. People always confuse my name for Alisha or Lisa all the time. I recently checked to see what Lisha means and it means that we are "Full Of Mystery". I guess a great definition for a beautiful uncommon first name." Mar. 8, 2011:
"hi this is lisha...i didnt expect tat there r so many lisha's... i am proud to be having my name as lisha... i think the name lisha will rock in the future...bye..." Feb. 14, 2011:
"Hi my name is Lisha . I love this unique and lovely name. I must thank my mom for such a beautiful name. Recently i found out there is a singer by the name of Lisha in Germany and my sister told me she even looks like my twin. Haha. It,s meaning is that of a Goddess." Jan. 22, 2011:
"HAHA IM NOT ALONE AFTER ALL. THERE ARE MORE LISHAs IN THE WORLD" Sep. 26, 2010:
"Glad to see so many of us! :) Nice to see so many who can relate to being called Alicia when that's not what it is!! No one seems to understand! My name is not spelled the same way but it's pronounced Lee-sha! I think my name is the dutch version :)" Aug. 3, 2010:
"HELLO TO ALL MY NAME SAKES. MY NAME IS LISHA,MY MOM ALSO PICKED MY NAME FROM A SOAP OPERA IN THE 60'S.I ALSO THROUGHT I WAS THE ONLY LISHA.ITS GOOD TO NO, TO BE BLESSED WITH AN BEAUTIFUL NAME WITH HUNDREDS MORE WOMEN. BE GLORIOUS WITH OUR BEAUTIFUL NAME....." Jun. 26, 2010:
"my name is Lisha!! and i thought i was the only one and im glad there are many more! people say it wrong and i irks me!! but i wear the big L like in shirly in laverne!! its tons of fun!!" Apr. 7, 2010:
"As beautiful a name as Lisha is, don't you agree that you can NEVER find anything with our name on it? like a cup, a keychain, a pen or even a stuffed animal??? I've NEVER found anything with the name Lisha on it. You find Alicia, Lee, Lisa but you can never find "Lisha". If you want anything, you have to get it specially made. But that's ok, it's a small price to pay for such a beautiful name." Feb. 10, 2010:
"Hi my name is Lisha! wOW ITS a trip seeing so many...even though really its just a handful compared to millions who dont have our name. Its pronounced Lee-Sha and I am Korean...but mother told me Lisha is Korean but i did some research its not. It's actually from Africa. lol But anyhoo my full name is Lisha Oak Lee....and it wasnt my first name i got made fun of but my middle. lol hearts to all the Lisha's out there!" Jan. 8, 2010:
"hi guys!this is so weird seeing all you lisha's! i'm from Ireland and my name is spelt Laoise...pronounced leesha but spelt the irish way! i love my name used to hate it as had a hard time in school but i love having a unique name now!" Oct. 19, 2009:
"Hi my name is Lisha and I'm all the way in the Caribbean. Never met anyone with the same name, thought it was very unique, didn't know there were so many out there, nice to know. Would love to make to make contact with one of you guys some day." Sep. 25, 2009:
"Hi all my fellow Lisha's. And here I thought I was the only one! haha I was born in 1960 in California and my mom got my name off a soap opera that she was watching when she was pregnant with me. I absolutely LOVE my name. I even have it as my car license plate..LISHAs" Jul. 11, 2009:
"ha i thought my name was unique ha i guess not lol . my full name is lisha michele chaparro. im a puerto rican! o yeah." Jul. 6, 2009:
"hi:-) my name is lisha 2.....where i live,some people r dumb outta here they do nt pronounce my name well n make fun wth my name.......bt hd a french teacher he pronounce my name well....in my country iv nvr met som1 havg my name.....it feels really good 2 here that many people hv my name....i didnt knw that this name was famous....well...love you Lishas...." Jul. 6, 2009:
"hai this is gokul and i love this name because it's the beatiful name i have ever heard and it's my girl's name." Mar. 1, 2009:
"hey there! my name is lisha too.. borned in 89.. my name is Liew LiSha in full, i'm a chinese from malaysia.. this name is given by my mum.. she likes monalisa but she wanted to give a twist to it so she named me lisha.. hahaha..
but do u all have a problem when telling ur name to others?
ppl always misheard my name as "michelle".. i really dont get it! hahaha
anyways nice meeting all of u from all over the world =)
xoxo" Feb. 19, 2009:
"i called Lisha and i live in england.I would love to meet another Lisha! Go Lisha's!!!" Feb. 11, 2009:
"This is very cool to find other Lisha's around the world! Im from Ontario, Canada, and have never found anyone else with the same name. I think I was named after some crazy old Polish lady my dad built a kitchen for... I love how many times I have to explain to people that its not Alisha, or Elisha, or even Felisha... They just dont grasp the concept that there is no other letter before the L. Best guess I had from someone trying to figure out how to say my name was "Lee-suh"" Jan. 22, 2009:
"hi my name is Lisha!(lee-sha). I love my name! Its unique and i still have never met anyone named lisha that spells it the same way and pronounces it the same way as me. When i first meet people they never get my name right..i have to repeat it a couple of times... and sometimes i get asked if it is short for something. It just gets funnier when the same people u repeated it to a couple of times always seem to just never get it right. But overall i love it!" Dec. 10, 2008:
"Hey I am Lisha Nair(Le-sha)from India(Kerala). I am just happy to see so many gals with this beautiful name. As soon as you hear the name you get a different picture of the person.And they are so unique... LOL... My friends call me Lishu, Lish which is really soothing to hear. Thanks to my parents for giving me such a precious name." Dec. 9, 2008:
"Elisheba was Moses' sister-in-law. That is the name we gave our daughter...for short we call her Lisha. She loves her name." Aug. 27, 2008:
"Hi my name is Lisha and I prounouce it Lish-ah. My friends usually call me Lish. I love having an unusual name even though most people get it wrong at first. More often than not people usually say what a pretty name!" Aug. 11, 2008:
"hi all the lisha s
my name is lisha kumar'
i lov my name, um an indian
n it is ssaid the meanign of this name is dark before the night
in france there is a wine named lish
isn't that good
plz tell what all u know about the name lisha
GOD Bless all" Jul. 30, 2008:
"Hi!! this is Lisha too. My mom named me. People call Alisha or Lisa. and i get so many different spellings of my names to. Like Leesha, Lesha sometimes it gets pretty anoying cause when you meet new people they ask you whats your name and you say lisha and they think you are saying alisha but i think that it is a really cool name and original." Jul. 23, 2008:
"Heres another LISHA(lee-sha).I'm from India.Well about my name I'm indeed very grateful to my father for givin me such a wonderful name,one of a kind name.I feel very special because of it." May. 29, 2008:
"Hi to all the Lishas in the whole wide world! I"m Lisha Charity and I am 6 years old. I will be in grade 1 in June at Central Philippine University. My father gave me my name saying he took it from a beautiful song.It is also modified from grandpa"s name Elias. I think my name is cool!" Apr. 30, 2008:
"Hi I am another Lisha.. I live in Union City Tn.. I am fixing to be 28 on my birthday April 28. Yes alot people usually just spell my name wrong... No i have never met another Lisha... I believe im the only one that has that name... I like my name..." Apr. 20, 2008:
"This is my name also, yes it gets mispelled and mispronounced all the time. But I couldn't see myself with a differnet name. I also have a girl named after me.Her mother liked my name and misprounced it and she ended up with Alisha. It is crazy some people get it right off the bat and some people never get it. lol" Feb. 25, 2008:
"Hi my name is Lisha too, I was born in 1979 in Venezuela, it is very hard for people here to get it right, they say or spell: Licha, Lisa, Lischa...I like my name because it is original but it sure has given me a hard time when I introduce myself. So nice to read about other people around the world with the same name!" Feb. 17, 2008:
"hi my name is lisha.i am an indian.till now i haven't met any one of them in this name so i am very proud to say my name is very good... and many people will pronounse first time as nisha then later they will pronounce properly.i am very happy to see there are many people of my name......... so from this way i will convey a big 'HI' to everybody whose names is "LISHA".and a big thanks to my lovely "MOM"... who choosed my name as lisha..." Jan. 20, 2008:
"I have 2 great nieces, Aisha and Lisha. I think they are lovely names for 2 beautiful little girls." Dec. 11, 2007:
"Hey!! My name is Lisha, also. It is also pronounced Lee-shah. My grnadmother and my mother named me....I llove the name!! It is very unique and not alot of people expect it to be just Lisha. They expect Alisha or Felisha but no...I'm jus Lisha....xoxo" Nov. 8, 2007:
"I, too, am named Lisha . pronounced Lee-shah. I am continually correctly people who want to call me Alicia or Lisa or even pronounce it as Lih-shuh. My mom saw the name in a newspaper and liked it. I was born in 1967." Nov. 3, 2007:
"My Name is Lisha as Well. Mostly, my parents called me Lisa, its the way you pronounce it in chinese. My teachers called me by Lisha instead, since they pronounce it by they way it is written. When I was younger I kept telling people that Lisha for my parents was prnounced Lisa. But they often forgot, and they went with the way its spelt. So for me, its like I have two different names. Lisha and Lisa. I prefer if people called me Lisha instead. Lisha is an unquie name." Sep. 15, 2007:
"My daughters name is Lisha i wanted to call her after Lisa Marie Presley so with a little twist i called her Lisha Marie she loves her name and has always had nice comments regarding it." Sep. 6, 2007:
"I'm a Lisha also. Also named in 1960 after a soap opera character..also don't know which soap opera. I have always loved having a unique name and was surprised that it was a top name in 1960. Must of been a heck of a popular soap opera!" Jul. 14, 2007:
"Hi,me lisha here. I am so surprised to see many people with the name lisha as earlier i thought it to be a rare name. Many tells me that it sounds so special. I thank God and my parents for that." Jun. 25, 2007:
"cool!!!hey thats me lisha(leesha) from india too...its the most unique name one can ever come across..I am 22 and i dont think in these 22 years i have known any other person by the same name.Wow!! i thank my parents for giving me such a beautiful name.." Jun. 20, 2007:
"hi... me too lisha from kerala , india now staying in sharjah and working in duabi. Actually i thought that there is no meaning for the name "LISHA" when i knew about the meaning wow thankyou mum & dad for giving me such a meaningful name ..." Jun. 6, 2007:
"My name is Lisha also, (pronounced Leesha). I didn't know my mom very well, but I do remember her telling me she got my name from a Soap Opera. I love my name too, hate it when I get called Lisa." May. 9, 2007:
"I hated my name growing up because people always called me Lisa. I love it now because it is different and unique. I usually tell new people that iti is pronounces like Lisa with an "H". It seems to help them remember it better. My mom wanted to name me Alicia, but a friend of hers used the name shortly before I was born so she decided to alter it a little and use it anyway." Apr. 26, 2007:
"Hi , Im Lisha Too.
Its a very pleasant name and the meaning of Lisha is "Morning sunshine"
I love my name and hate it when people call me liza..." Mar. 27, 2007:
"Another Lisha here. My mom also got my name off a soap in 1961! Do you know what soap it was? She doesn't remember and I'd like to know. I only met one other Lisha. Everyone mispronounces it and misspells it. I always wanted to find things with my name too. I have grown to love it but didn't like it so much growing up." Feb. 23, 2007:
"I am lisha too, everyone calls mae lish-ah ...i've learnt to grow up with it . its derived from latin, and means sweet, honest,happy and true....thats me, I've met one other lisha who even had the same surname.bingo." Nov. 29, 2006:
"I am Lisha too. the nam,e is not really commen... and i never can find my name on a key chain like other names... people call me Alicia all the time." Sep. 26, 2006:
"omg other people have my name too!!!
I say it LIE-sha though...Yes, I dread the pronounciation LISH-a as well, but do what irks me even more? When people intentionally leave out the "h" and call me "Lisa"!!" Aug. 29, 2006:
"Lisha's my name, too! (Pronounced Lee-sha). Thought I was the only one with the name, until I heard of another Lisha when I was a teenager. There aren't too many of us, so we're unique." Aug. 20, 2006:
"Lisha is my name and i was named by a good friend of my parents who happened to be a nun. I searched my name because i have never found another person with the same name. My name is pronounced LISHA not LEESHA, ALISHA or LISA. I love my name and i also have a friend named Leshan. While searching my name on google i found in a site the origin of it. Apperently it is African Which is good because i am african." Jul. 31, 2006:
"My name is Lisha. I love my name.
Most people prouncounce is "Lisa" or "Lisha" as in the I pronounced in "fish". I have met another Lisha before, infact, we are very good friends." Jul. 19, 2006:
"My name is Lisha pronouced Leesha and I found that in African it means myterious..and in Arabic it means the darkness before midnight which sounds mysterios,,,, I also hate it when people say my name with a short i....." Jul. 10, 2006:
"I am a Lisha too! It is pronounced lee-sha. I hated my name growing up--no one could say it right! I told everyone that my dad was drunk when he named me and slurred the name Lisa, resulting in Lisha. Now that I am older, I like having a unique name." Jun. 2, 2006:
"I love my name and it is very unique - I dont know many peopl with the same name. I think it means consecrated to God. Probably from Elisha in the Bible!!" Jan. 5, 2006:
"Means Love and God (Isha in Hindi means God) -- Lisha. Lisha is also a short for Alisha which is again a popular Indian name." Sep. 25, 2005:
"I have a rare "variant" of Lisha...Lishan, it is actually aramic a precursor to Hebrew and it means, award or medal. There are also meanings in Asian and a Mt.Lishan! I have never met another Lishan and I love my name. Thanks MOM." Aug. 18, 2005:
"I am a Lisha too. I pronounce it Lee-sha, am always getting Lish ah or lisa. Have only met one other and can't imagine where my parents came up with it. However you say it, it's our name and it's nice to know there are more than two of us!" Aug. 9, 2005:
"My name is pronounced "Leesha," and most people mispronounce it Alisha, Lisa, or my dreaded unfavorite, Lisha, with the 'I' pronounced as it is in 'fish.' I have met 2 other people with the same name, but they spelled theirs "Licia." I love my name, because it is original, and gets a lot of attention." Aug. 3, 2005:
"hi my name is Lisha. pronounced the way its spelled. everyone pronounces it wrong by saying alisha or leesha. I have never met anyone with the same name, but it seems to be popular if you google it." Jun. 18, 2005:
3 Negative Comments
"The worst thing about me name is that most people think am saying Alisha when I introduce myself (especially in night clubs or loud bars). Most people think that is my name until they bother to take one on one time with me." Dec. 10, 2007:
"Hi, I'm Lisha from South Africa of Indian decent. I've been told that Lisha is a beautiful name by many people, so girls carry our name with pride." Jul. 1, 2007:
"hey am lisha too my mom said she got it from some irish lady never meet any lisha so am glad to know there is someone out there" Dec. 2, 2006:
55 Neutral Comments
"My name is Lechia, pronounced the same as Lisha. I too, grew up hating my name as it was always misspelled and mispronounced. My Mom also told me I was named after a soap opera character. I figured it out thanks to the internet. Zina Bethune played the character Lisha Steele in the series Young Dr. Malone. Glad to finally realize my mom wasn't drunk when she named me although the spelling is still different." Feb. 22, 2014:
"hi my name is lisha but many people pronounce my name lisa. I am indian so in India it is not as popular name as in african contry. But now I am 22 years old and finally I can now..........listen the name of lisha of another girls so I feel very happy when I heard the other's name as lisha" Jan. 3, 2013:
"I'm Leisha, born in 1960. my mom said its from a soap but can't remember which one. Anyone know which one?" Jul. 5, 2012:
"OH MY GOD MY NAME IS LISHA TOO!
Lisha Ye to be precise!!! Origin from china ^.^ Shanghai! Glad to see that there're other Lishas out there ^^ TOODLz" Mar. 5, 2012:
"I still think my name Lisha is different. When I tell people my name, they say it's different and pretty. And yes it is! My mom got the name from a soap opera in the 60's. I really like my name!
But I still get called Alicia, Felisha and/or Lisa. Some people just assume they hear these names instead of my real name." Dec. 27, 2011:
"My name too is Lisha. I love my name verymuch. Sweet name given by parents." Mar. 27, 2011:
"hi .......... , realy its surprise for me bcos mine wife name is lisha . n i thanks for god lisha s lucky for me n mine family . its true ." Feb. 13, 2011:
"This is Lisha Maharajh from Trinidad . I left a comment on the 22th Jan. 2011. I also know of there are two other Lishas' in the country." Jan. 24, 2011:
"hi,my name is Lisha too.my full name is HERLISHA..but people endup pronounce it like helisa,elisa,harlisa,elisia,alisa,alice..Gosh!even my teacher can't pronounce it right!i never met someone named lisha in my country(i'm Malaysian).Glad to see there's many of us here ^^" Jan. 19, 2011:
"i'm lisha and people called me lisa, sha and many more. i thought i was alone and i found many of them same like me. i'm in malaysia and till the moment i found this frenz, i don't know wat is the meaning of my name... thankz guys" Oct. 10, 2010:
"My name is also Lisha, Also from a soap opera. Thought my Mom was nuts. No one could remember the soap. I was born in 1961. I also have my name on my license plate. I too have enjoyed my name greatly. I like that it is different." Aug. 20, 2010:
"its my name,yes people get spelled wrong,and
say it wrong,it get alittle old with the same
old questions..." Jul. 10, 2010:
"my name is Angorme, but it's pronounced like Leesha!!! Glad to see all my Lisha sistahs!!!" Mar. 1, 2010:
"hey i m lisha from india. i thought my name is unique but its gud to see gals here wid this name. some call me alisha or lisa, i hav to repeat 2 or 3 times ma name so dat they can get it right..i really love ma name as it means true n happy n even it means beauty after midnight....
the meanings are just awesome...
whenever i used to tell a new person ma name, i often get remarked by "nice name" or "lovely name"
i m proud to have this name...." Oct. 19, 2009:
"Hey ! its me monaLISHA from India.Its so great to find so many lisha's .I am grateful to my dad for such a sweet name.He added h in monalisa for having a difference.And as i have found lisha as a variant of lisa means consecrated to GOD.great na !! God bless you all." Mar. 8, 2009:
"Lisha you r so hot and sexy baby. Why u r sex from me." Feb. 28, 2009:
"Hello! I too am Lisha, and my name also came from a soap opera. I have never met another person with the same name. Most people insist on adding an A to the beginning of my name. My own grandmother could never get it right. I despised the name growing up, but have come to love it's uniqueness." Jan. 18, 2009:
"Hi, I thought I was the only Lisha! I'm so happy to have all of these 'sisters' (especially in India - one of my favorite places on earth! I am American by the way, from Baltimore originally!) Stay proud!" Jan. 18, 2009:
"Heya guys.. Its so eerie to read about all you Lishas!! I am Lisha Mabubani from India n i still havent gotten to liking my name too much.. Yea but atleast is different n original.. Wish could meet all U guys.. Never met a Lisha ever before.. Anywas keepup the Lisha Spirit.. WE ARE A UNIQUE LOT..." Dec. 6, 2008:
My name is Lisha Lynn. I was born in 1962 I live in Ohio. I get it pronounce differently all the time my mom pronounced it (Leesha). I didn't like it when I was a teenager but I get lots of compliments on it. I have never met anyone with the same spelling. My mom says she got the name from a soap opera in the 1960's." Oct. 6, 2008:
"Hey... I am Lisha as well! I was born in 89, and have never met anyone until now with the most amazing name in the world! I loe being unique and different from everyone else, and what could possibly be better than having a very rare and interesting name. Yes many people do not say it correctly but when you have to correct it it starts a conversation!!! Lots of fun, so thanks to my Mom and Dad!!"