Both, Boy Names, Girl Names baby nameShima

What does the name Shima mean?

The different meanings of the name Shima are:
  • Japanese meaning: An island dweller
  • Native American meaning: Mother
  • Persian meaning: A black eyes girl
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.