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Meaning and name origin

Shanit \sh(a)-nit\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew and Swahili origin, and the meaning of Shanit is "crimson; a marvel, wondrous". Shanit is a variant of Shani (Hebrew, Swahili): refers to the metaphorical "Scarlet thread" or theme of a story.


Shanit is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Shanit and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Shani. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shani in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Shanda, Shandi, Shandie, Shandy, Shania, Shanie, Shanita, Shanta, Shante and Shanti. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shanit.