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Gender: Female Meaning of Shakira: "woman of grace" Origin of Shakira: Arabic

The name Shakira is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "woman of grace". Shakira and is often added to lists like Musician Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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Famous People Named Shakira

Shakira (Isabel Mebarak), Colombian pop singer
Shakira, Lady Caine; Guyanese-British actress and model; wife of actor Michael Caine
Shakira Martin, Miss Jamaica Universe 2011
Shakira Baker, New Zealand rugby union player

Pop Culture References for the name Shakira

Shakira, character from TV show "Timeblazers"
Shakira, character in DC Comics