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What does Shirah mean?

Shirah Pronunciation of Shirah [shi-rah] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Shirah is "my song". Shirah is an alternate form of Shiri (Hebrew).


Shirah has 1 variant: Shira.

1 more related form via Shiri: Shirit.

Creative forms:
(female) Sharah, Shinah, ..

(male) Shiren, Shiro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shirah Kathryn (S.K.), ..

How popular is Shirah?

Shirah is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#19759 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Shira is the only prominent alternative form of Shirah (outside Top 2000). This form of Shirah was favored 6 years ago (#1466). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shirah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shirah is pronounced similarly to Chara, Cheray, Shara, Sharay, Sharaya, Sharayah, Shari, Sharie, Sheera, Sheraa, Sherae, Sherah, Sherai, Sheraie, Sheray, Sheree, Sheri, Sheria, Sherie, Sherry, Shery, Sherye, Shiree, Shura and Shuree. Other suggested similar names are Amirah, Ashirah, Mirah, Sabrah, Sahara, Saharah, Sahra, Saira, Sairah, Samirah, Sara, Sarah, Sarai, Sarhah, Sariah, Sarra, Sarrah, Seara, Sera, Serah, Sh'rae, Shainah, Shamirah, Shanah, Sharan, Shebah, Sheilah, Sher, Sheran, Shifra, Shifrah, Shila, Shilah, Shiloh, Shiral, Shirl, Shirly, Shivahn, Shonah, Shylah, Siara, Siera, Simah, Siri, Siria, Thirzah and Zahirah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shirah.

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