The meaning of the name “Shima” is different in several languages, countries and cultures and has more than one possibly same or different meanings available.
Additional information: It is also a Persian name with the meaning: a black eyes girl and a woman who has a beauty spot on her face.
Having a black spot on face was a sign of beauty of a woman in ancient Iran and lots of poets wrote poems about it, the meaning of the name Shima, seems to be "sexy". Moreover it is an Arabic name too, a bit different in pronunciation, (shaima), but the same in Persian and Arabic handwriting.
The first thing you should know if you are considering Shima for your baby's name is that in most countries all over the world the name Shima is a unisex name, used as a boy name and a girl name.
The name Shima is of Japanese , Native American origins, which means it has more than one root, and is used in more than one countries and different languages of the world, especially Arabic speaking countries, English speaking countries, Japanese speaking countries, Persian speaking countries among others.
If you consider naming your baby Shima we recommend you take note of the special meaning and history of the name as your baby’s name will play a big role in its life and your baby will hear it spoken every day. Searching for a name is a very important and fun process as it’s the very first gift you will give to your baby. Many people believe that the name can affect success in life, through their children's working career and other circumstances, so they choose more “respectable” names or name meanings as they believe that the name meaning reflects the personality of the child.
Shima Name Meaning
The meaning of Shima has more than one different etymologies. It has same or different meanings in other countries and languages. The different meanings of the name Shima are:
Japanese meaning: An island dweller
Native American meaning: Mother
Persian meaning: A black eyes girl
Keep in mind that many names may have different meanings in other countries and languages, so be careful that the name that you choose doesn’t mean something bad or unpleasant. Search comprehensively and find the name meaning of Shima and its name origin or of any other name in our database. Also note the spelling and the pronunciation of the name Shima and check the initials of the name with your last name to discover how it looks and sounds. The history and meaning of the name Shima is fascinating, learn more about it. (If you know more meanings of the name and you would like to contribute click here to submit another name meaning).
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Name Shima Categories
The name Shima is in the following categories: Arabic Names, Iranian Names, Japanese Names, Native American Names, Persian Names. (If you would like to suggest one or more categories for the name, click here). We have plenty of different baby name categories to search for special meanings plus popular and unique names, search our database before choosing but also note that baby name categories designed to help you and not to be an influential factor when choosing a name. Instead, we recommend that you pay a greater attention to the origin and meaning of the name Shima. Read our baby name articles for useful tips regarding baby names and naming your baby. If you are thinking of giving your baby the beautiful name Shima, spread the love and share this with your friends.
Popularity of the Name Shima
This name is not popular in the US, according to Social Security Administration, as there are no popularity data for the name. This doesn't mean that the name Shima is not popular in other countries all over the world. The name might be popular in other countries, in different languages, or even in a different alphabet, as we use the characters from the Latin alphabet to display the data. A derivative of the name might also be popular in US. Try searching for a variation of the name Shima to find popularity data and rankings.
Note: If a name has less than 5 occurrences in a year, the SSA excludes it from the provided popularity data to protect privacy.
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