Gender: Female Meaning of Shifra: "handsome, good" Origin of Shifra: Hebrew

Shifra Origin and Meaning

The name Shifra is a girl's name meaning "handsome, good".

In the Bible this was the name of a midwife who helped deliver Moses.

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Springcress Says:


Thinking of this as a first name. I do like less common names, so this fit the bill in that respect. Do people feel like it could work without seeming to odd? The more I say it the more I like it. Possible middle name ideas:
-Shifra Pearl
-Shifra Juliana
-Shifra Lucinda
-Shifra Ananda

I’be also thought of it as a middle name, but not sure what would be the first name