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Shura meaning and name origin
Shura \sh(u)-ra\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shura), is of Russian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Shura is "man's defender". Diminutive form of Alexander. 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.
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Popularity of Shura
Shura is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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