What does Sheherezade mean?
Sheherezade \shehe-reza-de, sheher(e)-zade\ as a girls' name is of Arabic, Farsi and Persian origin, and the meaning of Sheherezade is "city dweller". In "A Thousand and One Arabian Nights", Sheherazade tells one tale to her royal husband each night. Having been betrayed by his first wife, the husband had resolved to marry a different virgin each day, and kill at dawn. So fascinating were Sheherazade's stories, however, that the king let her live so that he could keep hearing them. He eventually fell in love with her.
Sheherezade is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Sheherezade is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Sheherezade for girls. Sheherezade has yet to be recorded in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)