User comments for Shira

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Twin girls could be named Shira and Shana.
Rhubarb  11/23/2016
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This is my mom's name, she spells it 'sheera', since her mom didn't want people to mispronounce it as 'shy-ra'. Definitely Hebrew origin, meaning poem/song, although perhaps there is a similar name coming from other origins too.
― Anonymous User  8/21/2014
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The name Shira was given to 78 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/18/2013
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I think this name is absolutely beautiful. It has a nice meaning as well.
bananarama  6/5/2011
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How about this for a theory, for those of you who think it's a Spanish name: The name was used by Sephardi Jews in Spain, and then their Spanish neighbors borrowed it. Anyone agree?
Reina Vered  12/13/2008
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Shira is one of Mount Kilimanjaro's three volcanic cones.
nessime  1/27/2008
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Pronounced SHEE-rah (remember She-ra, Princess of Power?)
noae  11/24/2007
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My friend Shira pronounces it SHEER-UH. Everyone loves her names, it's so pretty.
toria  10/1/2006
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Pronounced shee-rah.
Miss Claire  7/30/2006
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I'm pretty sure that Shira is a Spanish name, not a Hebrew name.
― Anonymous User  2/2/2006
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It is definitely Hebrew. I'm Jewish and I love my name and a lot of people like it too.
shira17  2/9/2007
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I think that it is a Spanish name, but I know for a fact that it is a Hebrew name. It originated in Hebrew, and was probably taken by the Spanish. Many names are like that.
― Anonymous User  2/20/2006

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