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

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Girl Name: Shura

Name: Shura
Pronunciation: \sh(u)-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Shura's also a boy name)
Origin: Russian
Related Names: Alexandra
Sounds Like: Shara, Shera, Shyra, Shira
Variant forms: Shurka


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)

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