Name Shakira - meaning, origin, popularity 

Shakira name meaning

Gender: Girl
Origin: Arabic
Usage: Arabic
Pronunciation: sha-KEER-ah
Meaning: Thankful and Grateful
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What does Shakira mean?

Popular girl name Shakira has origin in Arabic which is chiefly used in Arabic language, meaning of Shakira is "The Word Shakir with the Meaning Thankful or Grateful".

How do I pronounce Shakira?

The one syllabled name Shakira is commonly pronounced as sha-KEER-ah with emphasis on second KEER syllable. sh(a)-ki-ra is the different way(s) to pronounce the name.

Variants of Shakira

Shaakira

Names that rhyme with Shakira

How popular is the name Shakira?

Shakira is a popular name in United States given to over 8139 babies in 49 years. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 2002, it ranked 534th when 511 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. Shakira was a common name in England and Wales. Over 1423 babies have been named Shakira since 1996. When at the peak of its usage in 2002,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 23 years.

In Belgium, Shakira is a familiar name where it has been in use since 2002 and has secured the place in top 200 names. In 2002, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 128 on girl names chart when 75 babies were given the name Shakira. There are over 202 babies that have been given the name Shakira in Belgium. Also, during its short run of just 1 years in New South Wales, it had made it to the top 100 names. In 2002, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 84 on girl names chart when 93 babies were given the name Shakira. Also, during its short run of just 1 years in Queensland, it had made it to the top 100 names. In 2002, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 65 on girl names chart when 65 babies were given the name Shakira.

In France, Shakira is a unique name where it has been in use since 2002 and has secured the place in top 800 names. In 2002, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 780 on girl names chart when 49 babies were named Shakira. Over 303 babies in France have been named Shakira. The first name is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, its highest ever rank is 208 (2002) in its 15 years run on Ireland naming chart. There are over 109 babies that have been given the name Shakira in Ireland.

Shakira is a rare baby name in New South Wales, chances of it being still in use are very slim. And also in Queensland and also in Northern Territory. But Shakira is a popular baby name in India where every 1 in 50000 have the name as well as in, Pakistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Bangladesh and Malawi. As per our findings, over 90000 babies have been bestowed Shakira around the globe.

YearRankBirths
2018443431
2017530424
2016495427
2015301856
2014283160
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Shakira in Nordic countries

CountriesWomen
First NameSecondary Name
Netherlands291140
Finland023

What numbers say about Shakira?

You never go anywhere or do anything without a plan, or two. You are into material possessions but you don't realize it's not what matters most. You are hard to figure. You feel like there's nothing you can't handle because you are used to watching things go wrong each time you find happiness. If you walk over people to get on top, you won't make it. Or you will but you won't feel good about yourself.

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Famous people named Shakira

  • Shakira Caine, Indo-Guyanese-British actress and fashion model
  • Shakira, Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer
  • Shakira Vanise Gamble in Never Die Alone as Actress
  • Shakira Ja'nai Paye in The Gambler as Actress
  • Shakira Barrera in Yoga Freaks Me Out! as Actress

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