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, Aishah, Aicha, Aishat, Aisya, Aisyah, Ayşe, Aiša, Ajša, Aïcha, or Ayesha) is an Arabic female given name which means "She who lives" or "womanly".

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