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What does Chanta mean?

Chanta Pronunciation of Chanta [chan-ta] as a girls' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Chanta is "stone". Chanta is an alternate form of Chantal (Old French): from "cantal".

Associated with: stone (rock).


Chanta has 16 variants: Chantae, Chantai, Chantay, Chantaye, Chantea, Chanteau, Chantee, Chantey, Chantoya, Chaunta, Chauntay, Shantae, Shantay, Shaunta, Shawnta and Shonta.

35 more related forms via Chantal: Chandal, Chantaal, Chantael, Chantale, Chantall, Chantalle, Chantara, Chantarai, Chantasia, Chante, Chantel, Chantela, Chantele, Chantell, Chantella, Chanter, Chantez, Chantiel, Chantil, Chantila, Chantill, Chantle, Chantra, Chantrel, Chantri, Chaunte, Chauntel, Chonda, Chontel, Shanda, Shantal, Shantel, Shaunda, Shawnda and Shonda.

Creative forms:
(female) Chanca, Chandi, ..

(male) Chande, Channy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chanta Eleanor (C.E.), ..

How popular is Chanta?

Chanta is an unusual given name for women. Chanta is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Chantal, Chantay, Chante, Chantel, Chantell, Shanda, Shantae, Shantal, Shantel, Shaunda, Shaunta, Shawnda, Shawnta, Shonda and Shonta are the popular alternative forms of Chanta (outside Top 2000). These relations of Chanta were at the peak of their popularity in the year 1990 (adoption of 0.1%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chantal, Chantay, Chante, Chantel, Chantell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shanda, Shantae, Shantal, Shantel, Shaunda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shaunta, Shawnda, Shawnta, Shonda, Shonta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chanta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chanta is pronounced similarly to Shanta, Shantai, Shante, Shantee, Shantey, Shanti, Shantoya, Shauntae, Shauntay, Shawntae and Shawntay. Other suggested similar names are Ashanta, Canada, Canda, Candi, Candia, Candy, Canna, Chaba, Chalia, Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Chanda, Chandra, Chandy, Chanee, Chanel, Chaney, Chanha, Chani, Chania, Chanina, Chaniya, Channa, Channah, Chantrea, Chanya, Chanyah, Chara, Charita, Charla, Charma, Charty, Chasta, Chasty, Chava, Chaya, Chayka, Chiana, Chianna, China, Chita, Chyna, Chynna, Ciana, Cianna, Cinda, Cintha, Cintia, Cyanea, Cynda, Cynth, Cyntha, Cyntia, Dhanna, Phanya, Santa, Shana, Shanea, Shania, Shanita, Shanna, Shasta and Thana. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chanta.

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