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What does Chantay mean?

Chantay Pronunciation of Chantay [chan-tay] as a girls' name is a French and Old French name, and the name Chantay means "to sing; stone". Chantay is an alternate form of Chante (French): from the word "chanter". Chantay is also a variant of Chantal (Old French).

Associated with: stone (rock).


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

30 more different relations via Chante, Chantal: Chandal, Chantaal, Chantael, Chantale, Chantall, Chantalle, Chantara, Chantarai, Chantasia, Chantel, Chantela, Chantele, Chantell, Chanter, Chantez, Chantiel, Chantil, Chantila, Chantill, Chantle, Chantra, Chantrel, Chantri, Chaunte, Chauntel, Chonda, Chontel, Shanda, Shantal and Shantel.

Creative forms:
(female) Cantay, Chandia, ..

(male) Channey, Chant, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chantay Journie (C.J.), ..

How popular is Chantay?

Chantay is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3824 out of 4276, Top 89%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Chantay was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #1853 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chantay name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chantay outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Chantal, Chante, Chantel, Chantell, Shanda, Shantae, Shantal, Shantel, Shaunta, Shawnta and Shonta are the prominent variation forms of Chantay rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Chantra, are uncommon. These forms of Chantay were favored by parents in the year 1990 (usage of 0.08%), but now, forms like Chantal have become less in vogue.

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Chantay is pronounced similarly to Shanta, Shantai, Shante, Shantee, Shantey, Shanti, Shantoya, Shauntae, Shauntay, Shawntae and Shawntay. Other recommended names are Anastay, Ashantay, Caitey, Canda, Candas, Candy, Canna, Cantara, Catey, Caty, Chaanah, Chaba, Chainey, Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Chanda, Chandana, Chandara, Chandel, Chandlar, Chandy, Chanele, Chanell, Chaney, Chanha, Chania, Chanice, Chanina, Chaninah, Chanise, Channa, Channah, Chanya, Chanyah, Charamy, Charidy, Charitey (see Charity), Charity, Charley, Charma, Charty, Chasaty, Chassey, Chassy, Chasta, Chastady (see Chastity), Chastidy, Chastity, Chasty, Chayka, Chenay, Cheray, Chiana, China, Chita, Chyna, Cianna, Cinthy, Danay, Janay, Shanay, Sharay and Sharday. These names tend to be less commonly used than Chantay.

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