The traditional Indian boy name "Shirish" is a Sanskrit word meaning "a flower." Baby Names World states the meaning is "flora and fauna." Alternate spellings include Sheereesh and Siris.
As of 2014, the website Poke My Name states that there are 18,680 people named Shirish in the United States, and the number trends to increase by 153 people each year. Several famous Indians in the entertainment industry share the first name of Shirish. Shirish Atre-Pai is a poet and writer, composer Shirish Korde also shares the moniker and Shirish Kunder works in Hindi Films as an editor and film director.