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

What does the name Shireen mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Shireen

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  • According to a user from Pakistan, the name Shireen is of Persian origin and means "Sweet, Elegant, Beautiful, Delicate".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Shireen means "A sweet" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Shireen means "Sweet" and is of Urdu,Indian origin.
  • A user from United Arab Emirates says the name Shireen is of Arabic origin and means "Sweet".
  • A user from South Africa says the name Shireen is of Arabic origin and means "Queen".

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Wiktionary

From Persian شیرین.

  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Shireen

Shireen Mazari is a Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Central Information Secretary of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Director General of The Institute of Strategic Studies, Member of Parliament, and National Assembly of Pakistan. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Shireen was born in Pakistan.

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Shireen was born in Jaipur. Shireen is also known as Mirza and Shireen.

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Shireen Crutchfield is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. Her ongoing career started in 1988. Shireen was given the name Shireen Elaine Crutchfield on December 29th, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Shireen Sungkar is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. Shireen was born Shireen Sungkar on January 28th, 1992 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Shireen was born in 1945 in Tabriz. Shireen is also known as Tahmasseb and Shireen.

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Shireen was born in 1878 in Mumbai. She breathed her last breath on February 25th, 1943.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1923 5 5 0
1938 5 5 0
1942 5 5 0
1943 5 5 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 22 22 0
1948 9 9 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 13 13 0
1951 39 39 0
1952 16 16 0
1953 26 26 0
1954 14 14 0
1955 13 13 0
1956 12 12 0
1957 9 9 0
1958 10 10 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 5 5 0
1962 9 9 0
1963 17 17 0
1964 18 18 0
1965 23 23 0
1966 16 16 0
1967 27 27 0
1968 21 21 0
1969 18 18 0
1970 26 26 0
1971 13 13 0
1972 20 20 0
1973 20 20 0
1974 19 19 0
1975 20 20 0
1976 23 23 0
1977 25 25 0
1978 22 22 0
1979 20 20 0
1980 18 18 0
1981 25 25 0
1982 18 18 0
1983 22 22 0
1984 29 29 0
1985 27 27 0
1986 25 25 0
1987 33 33 0
1988 28 28 0
1989 36 36 0
1990 32 32 0
1991 40 40 0
1992 27 27 0
1993 24 24 0
1994 22 22 0
1995 28 28 0
1996 21 21 0
1997 18 18 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 18 18 0
2000 14 14 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 18 18 0
2003 6 6 0
2004 15 15 0
2005 7 7 0
2007 14 14 0
2008 13 13 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 10 10 0
2011 14 14 0
2012 8 8 0
2013 7 7 0
2014 8 8 0
2015 8 8 0
2016 13 13 0
2017 14 14 0

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Popularity of Shireen as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shireen

  • How Popular is the name Shireen? Shireen is the 8,966th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shireen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,298 babies born with the first name Shireen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shireen 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 Shireen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1923 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shireen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shireen is Sunday, May 3rd, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Shireen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shireen was in 1991 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Shireen Factoid: According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shireen is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1970.
  • Weird things about the name Shireen: Your name in reverse order is Neerihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Henesir. How do you pronounce that?

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