Shura \sh(u)-ra\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shura), is of Russian origin. Diminutive form of Alexander (Greek) "man's defender". Used in Russia as a nickname for a man.
Shura has 1 variant form: Shurka.
For more information, see also the related name Alexandra.
Baby names that sound like Shura are Shara, Shera, Shyra and Shira.
View a list of the 2 names that reference Shura.
Shura is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)