Shirin - Meaning of Shirin

What does Shirin mean?

[ 2 syll. (s)hi-rin, sh-ir-in ] The baby girl name Shirin is pronounced -SHiy-RIY-N †. Shirin's language of origin is Old Persian, and it is predominantly used in Arabic, Indian, Iranian, and Turkish. It is derived literally from the word shirin which is of the meaning 'charming, pleasant'. The name was borne by the beautiful wife of the Persian king Khosrau II; she appeared in the ancient collection of stories 'One Thousand and One Nights' on the 390th night.

Shirin has 15 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms include Schirin, Sheereen, Sheerin, Sherin, Shirinia, Shiriniya, Shiryn, Shirynn, Shirynne, Shureen, and Shyrin.

Forms of Shirin used in foreign languages include the Iranian Shereen, the Iranian Sherien, the Iranian Shireen, and the Arabic and Iranian Shirina.

See also the related categories, nights (dark), persian, turkish, charming (fair), wife (sister), pleasant, indian, ancient, arabic, and thousand.

Shirin is an uncommon baby name for girls. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Shirin include Saran, Sareen, Sarene, Schirin, Sereen, Seren, Serene, Serin, Sharaine, Sharene, Sharenne, Sharine, Sharma, Sharmae, Sharmain, Sharmaine, Sharman, Sharmane, Sharmayn, and Sharmayne.

† English pronunciation for Shirin: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

A famous person named Shirin is Lawyer, Shirin Ebadi, born 21 June 1947, Hamedan, Iran.

Meaning of Shirin Meaning of Schirin Meaning of Shureen Meaning of Shirynne Meaning of Shirynn Meaning of Shiryn Meaning of Shiriniya Meaning of Shirinia Meaning of Shirina Meaning of Shireen Meaning of Sherin Meaning of Sherien Meaning of Shereen Meaning of Sheerin Meaning of Sheereen Meaning of Shyrin Meaning of Sherry Meaning of Cherie
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