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Boy Name: Shura

Name: Shura
Pronunciation: \sh(u)-ra\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Shura's also a girl name)
Origin: Russian
Sounds Like: Chiro, Chairo, Charro, Czar
Variant forms: Schura, Shoura


Shura \sh(u)-ra\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Shura), is of Russian origin. Short form of Alexander (Greek) "man's defender". Used as a nickname for a man in Russia.

Shura has 2 variant forms: Schura and Shoura.

Baby names that sound like Shura are Chiro, Chairo, Charro and Czar.


Shura is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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