There are multiple origins and translations for the name Alisha:
1. Derivative of the Latin name Alice - "one who has wings"
2. Arabic name (اليشا) feminine diminutive of Ali means - "lofty", cognate with the name Alia
3. Comes from the Sanskrit word (अलेश) [alesha] - "big, large; not little"
4. Diminutive form of the Slavic name Olesya - "sylvan girl".