"noble lineage"

Sheherazade Origin and Meaning

The name Sheherazade is girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "noble lineage".
The tale-spinning heroine of The Thousand and One Nights, Sheherazade is an extravagantly elaborate name for a little girl. Too extravagantly elaborate? It's lovely and beguiling, and with the rise of such evocative monikers as Persephone and Ophelia, Sheherazade may have a chance in the modern baby name world. Another accepted spelling is Scheherazade. While the origin of this name is Persian, there are also modern Arabic forms of the name.

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Famous People Named Sheherazade

  • Sheherazade Ventura Bentley GoldsmithBritish environmentalist, author, columnist and jeweller
  • Sheherezade AlamPakistani ceramist
  • Shéhérazade Semsar de BoissésonFrench,Iranian journalist and publisher

Sheherazade in Pop Culture

  • "Shérazade" (1982)novel by Leïla Sebbar
  • Also spelled Scheherazade