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What does Shira mean?

Shira Pronunciation of Shira [shi-ra] as a girls' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Shira means "my song". Shira is a variant form of Shiri (Hebrew).


Shira has 1 variant: Shirah.

1 more related form via Shiri: Shirit.

Creative forms:
(female) Shier, Shika, ..

(male) Shika, Shisa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shira Quinn (S.Q.), ..

How popular is Shira?

Shira is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2708 out of 4276, Top 63%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#30682 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shira was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1208 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shira name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shira outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shira is pronounced similarly to Chara, Chari, Cheray, Cheri, Chery, Sharae, Sharaya, Sharaye, Sharee, Sharie, Shary, Shera, Sheraa, Sherai, Sheraie, Sheray, Sheraya, Sheree, Sherey, Sherie, Sherri, Sherry, Shery, Shura and Shuree. Other recommended names are Adira, Akira, Ashira, Behira, Chiara, Cira, Edira, Eira, Kira, Mira, Ofira, Safira, Sahara, Sahra, Saira, Sairah, Sara, Sarra, Seara, Sera, Sh'rae, Shadira, Shaka, Shamira, Shaya, Shea, Sheina, Shena, Sher, Sheran, Sheva, Shieba, Shifra, Shila, Shilah, Shilo, Shiral, Shirl, Shirlea, Shula, Shurka, Shyla, Siara, Siera, Sina, Siri, Siria, Thora, Yeira and Zahira. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shira.

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