[ 2 syll. (s)hi-ma, sh-ima ] The baby girl name Shima is pronounced as SHIYMAH †.
1: Shima is an English name of Native American-Navajo origin. It is derived literally from the word 'shima' which is of the meaning mother.
Shimah, Shimma, Shyma, and Shymah are variant transcriptions of Shima.
2: Shima is used chiefly in the Arabic and Iranian languages, and its origin is Arabic. The name was borne by the daughter of Halimeh, the wet nurse of Muhummad.
See also the related categories, daughter, mother, nurse, american, and arabic.
Shima is rarely used as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Shima include Sacmis, Saima, Saimah, Saimma, Samah, Samma, Sammah, Sanaah, Sanah, Sanaz, Sanceska, Sancha, Sanchah, Sanchie, Sanciah, Sancie, Sanctia, Sang Hee, Sango, and Sanja.
† English pronunciation for Shima: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"