Shireen Name Meaning & Origin

Shireen

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Shireen [Pronunciation: Shee-reen](Shirin; or in French-speaking contexts, Chirin) is from the Persian meaning sweet. Possibly because of the historical influence of the Persian empire, this name is found in as diverse places as Iran, Pakistan, Kurdistan, the Middle East and Egypt. Shireen is part of a family of Persian girls' names that have been borrowed into other languages: Yasameen (Jasmine), Nisreen, Nermeen.

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-My name is Shireen and I absolutely love it.

-We chose this name for our daughter who was born while we were living overseas. It has a pleasant meaning and is easy for English speakers to pronounce.

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Meanings and history of the name Shireen: | Edit

Persian: sweet

Famous real-life people named Shireen: | Edit

Shirin (Shireen) Neshat, an Iranian-American actress

Shireen in song, story & screen: | Edit

Shireen and Farhad - Old Persian Love Story
Shireen Baratheon - Princess and heir in Game of Thrones

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