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Lakeisha is a modern invented name and its origins can be traced back to the time when the use of the prefix 'la' started to gain popularity a couple of centuries ago. The meaning of Lakeisha can be found in three different cultures. In all of them, Lakeisha is a combination of the prefix 'La' and the name Keisha, which is where the meaning comes from. The meaning of Lakeisha is 'joyful', 'happy'. In Hebrew, Keisha comes from Keziah, which translates to ‘cassia tree’ or ‘cinnamon’. It translates to ‘favorite one’ in its Swahili-African origins. It is predominantly a female name. Famous people named Lakeisha include Lakeisha Lawson, an American sprinter, and Lakeisha Patterson, an Australian Paralympic swimmer. Lakeisha was one of the more popular 'La' prefix names in the late '70s and '80s in the United States, reaching peak popularity in 1979 with 824 newborn girls being named Lakeisha.
Lakeisha is most often associated with the gender: female.
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