Its source is a Hindi expression meaning "Protected by God."
This girl's name is used in English and Hindi.
The name Alisha ranked 403rd in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 502nd in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
This name first made its appearance on state popularity lists before 1993, but is becoming less commonly used. In some cases, it has fallen off the lists altogether.
In Hindu, it means ''Enjoying God's protection.'' In English, it is a variant form of Alice.