Sheherazade Name Meaning & Origin

Sheherazade

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More often seen as Scheherazade in the anglicized form of the Arabic Shahrazahd, Sheherazade is the heroine from the Arabian Nights.

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I have an 8 year old daughter with this name. Sometimes we get a lot of, "what is her nickname?" or "She-what?". However, she loves her name and everyone is able to pronounce it easily after hearing it. It is a beautiful name to be proud, after a strong female heroine.

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Shera, Zade

Meanings and history of the name Sheherazade: | Edit

Scheherazade was the teller of the "One Thousand and One Nights", or "Arabian Nights" wherein Scheherazade tells a story to the king each night in order to continue her nights with him. After 1,000 nights, Scheherazade has run out of stories, but the king has fallen in love with her and she becomes his queen.

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Sheherazade Goldsmith, Zac Goldsmith's wife

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