Shakira
Origin/Usage
Arabic
Pronunciation
shah-KEE-rə
Meaning
Grateful, thankful
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Shakira originates in Arabic language and means "grateful, thankful". It is a feminine form of the name Shakir, derived from Arabic shukran which means "thank you". Shakira was popularized by the Colombian Latin pop singer of the same name.

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Shaakira, Shakeera, Shakeerah, Shakiera, Shakierra, Shakirah, Shakirra, Shakyra

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Shakira - singer
Shakira Caine - actress

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