Other Origin(s):African
Meaning:Ambition; Born on a Monday
Tanisha is a girl’s name linked to the Sanskrit language, meaning “ambition.” Taken from the name Tanish, Tanisha follows a long line of loveable names that look to your little one like the darling dynamo they are. Tanisha is a Hausa variant of the name Tani, too, meaning “born on a Monday,” making it a moniker that truly marvels the majesty of African naming traditions. The name Tanisha was also popularized in the 1970s by African American actress Ta-Tanisha, who starred in prized productions like Room 222 and The Sting. So if you love the lights, the camera, and the action, a name like Tanisha only calls for an encore!
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