Shakir - Meaning of Shakir

What does Shakir mean?

[ 2 syll. (s)ha-kir, sh-ak-ir ] The baby boy name Shakir is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is -SHAAKihR †. Shakir's origin, as well as its use, is in the Arabic language. It is derived literally from the word 'shakir' which means thankful. The name Shakira (Arabic) is the female form of Shakir.

Shakir has 11 variants. Variants include Shaakir, Shakar, Shakear, Shakeer, Shakeir, Shaker, Shakier, Shakîr, Shakur, Shakyr, and Shaqueer.

See also the related category arabic.

Shakir is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Shakir include Shaakir, Saagar, Saagarr, Saahir, Saar, Sachar, Saeger, Sagar, Sagarr, Sager, Saghear, Sagheir, Saghir, Saghyr, Saheir, Saher, Sahire, Sahyr, Saieshwar, and Saishwar.

† English pronunciation for Shakir: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"



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