What does Shakira mean?
Shakira /sha-ki-ra/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Shakira is "grateful".
Shakira▼ has 1 variant: Zshakira.
Affiliated girl name: Sha-.Kreatif forms: Shaykira, Shikira. [more]
How popular is Shakira?
Shakira is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2440 out of 4276, Top 57%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Shakira for girls. Shakira was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #535 in the U.S. in 2002, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)