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Origin of the name SHUKURA.
Etymology of the name SHUKURA.
Meaning of the baby name SHUKURA.


SHUKURA.  f.  North African, probably from Swahili shukuru (be comforted). (A Handbook of the Swahili Language as Spoken at Zanzibar, Steere, 1884).

SHUKURA.  m.  Babylonian.  The name appears as the name of a pa-azag on the Hoffman tablet, in the General Theological Seminary, New York City, which is said to be one of the most ancient of all human writings, assigned the date of 5000 B.C.  A pa-azag is an officer who performs ceremonial purifications.

"... 36050 cubits on the side of the mountain, the abode of Shukura, the pa-azag.  May he give strength; may he bless." (The National Geographic Magazine, v.29, January, 1916)


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