in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Arabic
- Meaning: Thankful
- #2730 All Time
Pronunciation of Shakira
How popular is the name "Shakira" in the U.S.?
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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.
Where is the name Shakira popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Shakira in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!
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.
Origin and Meaning of Shakira
The name "Shakira" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Thankful". It's a name commonly given to girls.
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.
S is for smile, it gives you face value.
H is for happiness, you always bring.
A is for accord, the harmony you spread.
K is for keen, your sense of honesty.
I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.
R is for realist, the way you are.
A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.
Your name in reverse order is "Arikahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Arsahki". 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 Nov 12, 1924
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.
Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!
Name poster for Shakira
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