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Gender: Male Meaning of Shura: "defending men" Origin of Shura: Russian diminutive of Alexander

Shura Origin and Meaning

The name Shura is a boy's name of Russian origin meaning "defending men".

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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