Shirin

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696
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
114
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Shirin mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Shirin

"Shirin" is a name of Persian origin, and it means "Sweet". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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From Persian شیرین.

  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Shirin

Shirin Ebadi is a lawyer and judge. Shirin was born on June 21st, 1947 in Hamadan.

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Shirin Neshat is an artist, filmmaking, photographer, and filmmaker. Shirin was born on March 26th, 1957 in Qazvin.

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Shirin was born in Khuzestan Province. She left this life in 628.

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Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury is a State minister of the Ministry of Women, Children Affairs (Bangladesh), Speaker of the Jatiyo Sangsad, and State ministerof theMinistry of Women. Shirin was born on October 6th, 1966.

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Shirin R. Tahir-Kheli is a scientist in the field of international relations. Shirin was born in Hyderabad.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Shirin

Shirin was born in Khuzestan Province. She left this life in 628.

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Masha is an alternative rock, post-grunge, pop rock, and electronica musician. Masha was given the name Masha Shirin on June 13th, 1990 in Riga.

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Sayyida Shirin is royalty. Sayyida was born in Tabaristan.

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They hold the title Woman FIDE Master(2011) and FIDE titles.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1938 5 5 0
1957 6 6 0
1959 6 6 0
1962 6 6 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 13 13 0
1967 8 8 0
1968 7 7 0
1969 11 11 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 7 7 0
1974 9 9 0
1975 9 9 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 16 16 0
1979 17 17 0
1980 18 18 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 15 15 0
1983 22 22 0
1984 17 17 0
1985 27 27 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 20 20 0
1988 11 11 0
1989 16 16 0
1990 14 14 0
1991 12 12 0
1992 23 23 0
1993 13 13 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 14 14 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 22 22 0
2001 11 11 0
2002 9 9 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 19 19 0
2005 9 9 0
2006 16 16 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 13 13 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 11 11 0
2011 9 9 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 16 16 0
2014 13 13 0
2015 23 23 0
2016 14 14 0

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Popularity of Shirin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shirin U.S.
  White 62.28% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 32.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shirin

People with the last name Shirin are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Shirin

  • How Popular is the name Shirin? Shirin is the 13,055th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shirin was the 145,220th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shirin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 696 babies born with the first name Shirin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shirin to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shirin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1938 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shirin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shirin is Saturday, July 1st, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Shirin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shirin was in 1985 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Shirin Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shirin is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Shirin: Your name in reverse order is Nirihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rnhisi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shirin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 114 people with the last name Shirin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shirin? Shirin is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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