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What does Shakir mean?

Shakir Pronunciation of Shakir [shakir] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Shakir is "grateful".



VARIANTS Shakeer, Shaqueer



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How popular is Shakir?

Shakir is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#20960 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Shakir was first listed in 1993 and reached its apex position of #1416 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Shakir is pronounced similarly to Shachar. Other recommended sound-alike names are Alair, Blair, Clair, Gair, Ivair, Mahir, Nadir, Namir, Nasir, Qadir, Saarik, Saber, Sabr, Sacar (see Sachar), Safir, Sagiv, Sahil, Salim, Sami, Saphir, Sapir, Savin, Sayer, Sayid, Seager, Seamor, Seasar, Selkirk, Shabat, Shad, Shaday, Shade, Shadi, Shadow, Shafar, Shafik, Shafiq, Shafir, Shai, Shaka, Shakeel, Shakhil (see Shakil), Shakil, Shakill, Shakille, Shalom, Shameer, Shamir, Shanen, Shani, Shann, Shanon, Shaq, Shaque, Sharif, Shasta, Shaul, Shaun, Shavon, Shaw, Shawn, Shawnie, Shawnn, Shayne, Shays, Shefer, Skie, Slawin (see Slavin), Stacie, Starr, Tahir, Tamir, Zahir and Zuhair. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shakir.