Names .org

Name poster for Shakira(click to save the high quality version)

Ranked #2730


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 8 (Ranked #2713).

What does the name "Shakira" mean?

Shakira (Arabic): Thankful

The name "Shakira" is of Arabic origin and it means "Thankful". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

S is for success, in all you will do.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

R is for rational, the way you think.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Arikahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Khsiaar". 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.

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


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 first appeared 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 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shakira" is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 152 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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Shakira


Shakira is a singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, philanthropist, and entrepreneur with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1990 to present. Shakira was born in 1977 as Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll in Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia.


Shakira Caine

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


Past life for Shakira born Sep 9, 1995

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 Ontario approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

Popular Baby Names And Their Meanings - A name is that unique word that identifies you as the person you are. Do you know the top baby names and their meaning?