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Gender: F Meaning of Shura: "defending men" Origin of Shura: Russian, diminutive of Alexandra

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Shura is a unisex Russian nickname for Aleksandr or Aleksandra, themselves forms of Alexander. Less known in the English=speaking world than Sasha, it's also more assertive -- probably because of that "sure" sound.

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