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What does Sheherezade mean?

Sheherezade Pronunciation of Sheherezade 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, virgin, dawn


VARIANTS Scheherezade, Shahrazad, Sharazad, Sharizad



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How popular is Sheherezade?

Sheherezade is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Sheherezade is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Sheherezade has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Sheera, Sherae, Sheraie (see Sherry), Sherece, Sheree, Shereece, Shereefa, Shereena, Shereese, Shereeza, Sherelene (see Sherilyn), Sherelle, Sheresa, Sherese, Sherez, Sherree, Sherrelle and Sherrerd. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sheherezade.

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