Ayesha - girls name

Ayesha name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Ayesha name meaning:

The name Ayesha is of Arabic origin and holds significant meaning. It is derived from the Arabic word "Aisha" or "Aysha," which translates to "alive" or "she who lives." Ayesha is a popular name given to girls in the Muslim community, and it holds deep religious and cultural significance.

In Islamic tradition, Ayesha bint Abu Bakr was one of the Prophet Muhammad's wives and played a vital role in preserving and spreading his teachings. Ayesha was known for her intelligence, wisdom, and strong personality, making her a beloved figure in Islamic history. The name Ayesha is often associated with qualities such as strength, resilience, and leadership.

Parents who choose the name Ayesha for their daughters often hope that she will embody these admirable traits. They may wish for her to be independent, confident, and possess an unwavering spirit. The name Ayesha symbolizes a vibrant and lively nature, emphasizing the importance of living life to the fullest with determination and purpose.

Origin: Arabic

Woman, life. Aisha was the name of the favorite wife of the prophet Mohammed.

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Overall UK ranking: 309 out of 5581

152 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (485)

Historical popularity of Ayesha

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