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Popularity
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Shakira

  • Gender: Girl
  • #2730 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Shakira" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
197012120
1971770
197220200
197374740
197467670
197562620
19761161160
19771201200
19781061060
197998980
198098980
19811161160
19821791790
19831471470
19841391390
19851331330
19861361360
19871841840
19881561560
19891811810
19902192190
19912572570
19922852850
19932602600
19942802800
19952632630
19963473470
19973823820
19982472470
19992562560
20002632630
20012692690
20025115110
20033373370
20041901900
20052202200
20063523520
20072442440
20081341340
20091521520
20101251250
201181810
201255550
201358580
201460600

Want to know about the populiarty of Shakira? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,998 babies born with the name Shakira in the United States. That's more than enough Shakiras to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shakira" was in 2002 with a total of 511 babies.

According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shakira" ranks #103 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 27 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of 511 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Shakira" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shakira as well as things modernly associated with the name Shakira such as celebrities named Shakira.

Shakira

Shakira is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and dancer specializing in pop, latin pop, rock en espanol, and dance music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Shakira was born in 1977 as Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll in Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia.

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Shakira Caine

Shakira Caine is a former model and actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1969 to 1975. Shakira was born in 1947 as Shakira Baksh in British Guiana.

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Alternative Meanings

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

A is for able, for you surely are.

K is for kid, the child within.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Arikahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aharisk". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Shakira born Dec 8, 1930

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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