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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Shira

Name: Shira
Pronunciation: \sh(i)-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: my song
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Shura, Shara, Shera, Shyra, Shirah
Similar Names: Shiral, Saira, Shila, Shifra, Shirl
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2708
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 26059


Shira \sh(i)-ra\ as a girl's name is a variant of Shiri (Hebrew), and the meaning of Shira is "my song".

The baby name Shira sounds like Shura, Shara, Shera, Shyra and Shirah. Other similar baby names are Shiral, Saira, Shila, Shifra and Shirl.


Shira is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2708 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#26059 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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