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The Question (ID Number 144)...

    How did DQ arrive at the name Shirin and what is its meaning?

    ...and the response:

    Shirin is a name of Persian origin. It is just beginning to be seen outside Muslim countries. I don't pick names for characters based on the meaning they have, but some internet sites give the meaning as "charming, sweet." I just liked the way it looked.


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