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Girl Name: Shakira

Name: Shakira
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-ki-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: grateful
Origin: Arabic
Related Names: Sha-
Sounds Like: Shakeera
Variant forms: Zshakira
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2440


Shakira \sh(a)-ki-ra\ as a girl's name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Shakira is "grateful".

Shakira has 1 variant form: Zshakira.

For more information, see also the related name Sha-.

A baby name that sounds like Shakira is Shakeera.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Shakira.


Shakira is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2440 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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