A'isha (name)

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A'isha
Pronunciation Arabic: [ʕɑːˈiːʃɐ],
Turkish: [ɑjʃe].
Gender Female
Language(s) Arabic
Origin
Meaning She who lives

A'isha (Arabic: عائشة‎, Āʾisha; also spelled Aisha, Aicha, Ayşe, Aiša, Ajša, Aïcha, or Ayesha) is an Arabic female given name which means "She who lives" or "womanly". Note that the name "Ayeshma" is different from "Ayesha", as "Ayeshma" is a name that originates from the South Asian region.

Ayesha is a common variant spelling in the Arab World and countries with a high population of Sunni Muslims such as the United States, where it was ranked 2,020 out of 4,275 for females of all ages in the 1990 US Census.[1] The name Ayesha was briefly popular among English-speakers after it appeared in the book She by Rider Haggard.

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Aisha[edit]

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Ayesha[edit]

Ayşe[edit]

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  1. ^ List of female first names from the United States Census Bureau