First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shifra

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Alt. Meaning

S is for select, as few are chosen.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

F is for fulfill, satisfy your needs.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

A is for appreciative, of all you have

Notable Persons Named Shifra

Shifra was born on August 30th, 1915. She left this life on March 12th, 2011.

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Shifra Goldman was a history of art and art historian. Shifra was given the name Shifra Meyerowitz on July 18th, 1926 in New York. She left this life on July 11th, 2011.

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How popular is the baby name Shifra in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1930 5 5 0
1946 5 5 0
1951 10 10 0
1954 7 7 0
1960 5 5 0
1964 5 5 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 6 6 0
1969 11 11 0
1970 9 9 0
1971 8 8 0
1972 12 12 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 20 20 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 15 15 0
1979 9 9 0
1980 22 22 0
1981 16 16 0
1982 13 13 0
1983 15 15 0
1984 21 21 0
1985 16 16 0
1986 22 22 0
1987 27 27 0
1988 30 30 0
1989 25 25 0
1990 32 32 0
1991 22 22 0
1992 15 15 0
1993 27 27 0
1994 25 25 0
1995 26 26 0
1996 34 34 0
1997 21 21 0
1998 22 22 0
1999 24 24 0
2000 31 31 0
2001 35 35 0
2002 30 30 0
2003 32 32 0
2004 42 42 0
2005 41 41 0
2006 33 33 0
2007 44 44 0
2008 36 36 0
2009 37 37 0
2010 32 32 0
2011 43 43 0
2012 47 47 0
2013 37 37 0
2014 41 41 0
2015 31 31 0
2016 41 41 0
2017 58 58 0

Fun Facts about the name Shifra

  • How Popular is the name Shifra? Shifra is the 8,821st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shifra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,329 babies born with the first name Shifra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shifra to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shifra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1930 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shifra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shifra is Saturday, March 13th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Shifra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shifra was in 2017 with a total of 58 babies.
  • Random Shifra Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shifra is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Shifra: Your name in reverse order is Arfihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ifarhs. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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