A'isha (name)

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A'isha
PronunciationArabic: [ˈʕaːʔɪʃa]
Turkish: [ˈajʃe]
GenderFemale
Language(s)Arabic
Origin
Meaning'She who lives'

A'isha (Arabic: عائشة‎, romanizedʿĀʾisha, lit. 'she who lives' or 'womanly'; also spelled A'aisha, Aisha, Aischa, Aishah, Aicha, Aishat, Aisya, Aisyah, Ayşe, Aische, Aiša, Ajša, Aïcha, Aisyah, Aixa, Ayesha or Iesha) is an Arabic female given name. It originated from Aisha, the youngest wife of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad, and is a very popular name among Muslim women.

Ayesha and Aisha are common variant spelling in the Arab World and among American Muslim women in 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,[citation needed] as well as the song "Aicha"[2] by French Algerian singer Khaled.

Given name[edit]

Ashiya[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

Aishah[edit]

Aicha[edit]

Aixa[edit]

Ayesha[edit]

Ayşe[edit]

Aische[edit]

Surname[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ List of female first names from the United States Census Bureau
  2. ^ Khaled, DJ. "Aicha". Oxford University Press. Retrieved 21 May 2018.