What does Shanda mean?
Shanda \sh(an)-da\ as a girls' name. Shanda's roots are Old French and Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Shanda is "stone; lily, rose". Shanda is a variant of Chantal (Old French): from "cantal". Shanda is also a variant of Shana (Hebrew): short form of Shoshana, Shannon.
Shanda▼ has 46 more related forms via Chantal, Shana: Chandal, Chanta, Chantaal, Chantae, Chantael, Chantai, Chantale, Chantall, Chantara, Chantay, Chantaye, Chante, Chantea, Chanteau, Chantee, Chantel▼, Chantela, Chanter, Chantey, Chantez, Chantil, Chantila, Chantle, Chantoya, Chantra, Chantri, Chaunta, Chauntay, Chaunte, Chonda, Lashana, Shan, Shanah, Shania▼, Shanna▼, Shannah, Shantae, Shantal, Shantalle, Shantay, Shantel▼, Shantell, Shaunta, Shawnta, Shonta and Shontel.
Shanda is a very popular first name for females (#1182 out of 4276, Top 28%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#124872 out of 150436, Top 83%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Shanda for girls. Shanda entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #514 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Shanda and corresponding names. Shanna, Shantel, Shantell, Shonda, Shania, Chante, Chantel, Shana and Chantal are the popular alternative forms of Shanda. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.2981%) and are now significantly less popular, with forms such as Shania, Shana, Chantal, Chantel and Shanda becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Shanda▼ is pronounced similarly to Chanda▼, Chandy, Shandea, Shandee, Shandey, Shandeya, Shandie and Shandy. Other suggested similar baby names are Sanda, Sande, Sandi▼, Sandy▼, Santa▼, Shandra, Shanea, Shanit, Shanita, Shanta▼, Shantai, Shante▼, Shanti, Shayda and Synda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shanda.