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Esha is an alluring baby name for girls. Popular in locations ranging from the English Midlands to the Middle East, this name is a standout choice in popular culture. Esha is the name of a main character in the Amalur series, and Esha is also the name of the protagonist of Fang Chronicles by D'Elen McClain. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Esha:

Hindi: Wish, desire
Arabic: Life
Scottish: Ash tree

Origin of the name Esha:

Esha is a feminine name with several possible origins. Foremost, Esha originates from the Hindi word एषा (meaning “desire” or “wish”). Esha can also derive from the Arabic word عيشة (meaning “life”). Some etymologists believe that the Arabic variation is a cognate of Eve (which also means “life” or “living”). Finally, Esha has a separate origin in Scottish. It derives from the Old Scottish root esssh (meaning “ash tree”).

Symbolism of the name Esha:

Esha is a versatile given name for girls. In the Middle East, Esha is a Quranic name that means “life.” Within this context, the symbol of Esha is the gateway (Quran 69:21 and 101:7). In Scotland, Esha is a topographical name that means “ash tree.” A famous namesake is the Esha Ness (“ash tree headland”) located on the coast of Shetland, Scotland. This peninsula is a historic landmark and tourist attraction, and the symbol of the Esha Ness is the lighthouse.

Style of the name Esha:

Classic

Gender of the name Esha:

Esha is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Esha:

EHSH-ə

Number of syllables in the name Esha:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Esha:

The name Esha evokes feelings of enchantment and enlightenment.

Alternative spellings for the name Esha:

  • Eshah
  • Eisha
  • Eesha
  • Isha 

Nicknames for the name Esha:

  • Esse
  • Essie

Popularity of the name Esha:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Esha was the 4,131st most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Esha:

Great middle names for Esha and their meanings:

  • Aadhya (first power, original creator, beginning)
  • Bhakti (faithfulness, devotion)
  • Chetana (intelligence, perception)
  • Dilys (perfect, genuine, reliable)
  • Glynn (valley)
  • Meghan (pearl)
  • Meredith (great ruler)
  • Navya (praiseworthy, admirable, youthful)
  • Regine (queen, ruler, regent)
  • Sofie (wisdom)
  • Vedha (faithful, pious, devout)

Famous people with the name Esha:

  • Esha Agarwal (physician)
  • Esha Bajaj (writer)
  • Esha Chhabra (journalist)
  • Esha Dadawala (poet)
  • Esha Gupta (actress)
  • Esha Joshi (entrepreneur)
  • Esha Kansara (model)
  • Esha Mishra (choreographer)
  • Esha Rohit Oza (cricketer)
  • Esha Deol Takhtani (actress)

Esha in popular culture:

  • Esha (protagonist of Fang Chronicles by D'Elen McClain)
  • Esha (character in the Amalur series)