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What does Shanit mean?

Shanit Pronunciation of Shanit [shan-it] as a name for girls means "crimson; a marvel, wondrous". Shanit is a version of Shani (Hebrew, Swahili): refers to the metaphorical "Scarlet thread".


Creative forms:
(female) Sanit, Shait, ..

(male) Shaner, Shanir, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shanit Anjali (S.A.), ..

How popular is Shanit?

Shanit is an uncommon first name for women. Shanit is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Shani is the only popular varying form of Shanit (not ranked). Adoption of this relation of Shanit was widespread among parents in the 1970s (#923). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shani in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Chani, Chania, Danit, Elanit, Ganit, Ilanit, Janit, Phanie, Ranit, Sanda, Sande, Sandi, Sandie, Sandy, Santa, Shadi, Shadia, Shalia, Shalita, Shan, Shan-, Shana, Shanae, Shanah, Shanay, Shanda, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandee, Shandey, Shandi, Shandie, Shandy, Shane, Shanea, Shanee, Shanel, Shanetta, Shaney, Shania, Shanice, Shanie, Shanika, Shanise, Shanita, Shanna, Shannin, Shanon, Shanta, Shantae, Shantai, Shantay, Shante, Shantee, Shantey, Shanti, Shari, Sharie, Sharik, Sharil, Sharita, Sharity, Shaunda, Shaunie, Shaunta, Shaunte, Shawnda, Shawni, Shawnie, Shawnta, Shawnte, Shirit, Shonda, Shonta and Sunita. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shanit.

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