What does Shanit mean?
Shanit /shan-it/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Shanit's roots are Hebrew and Swahili, and Shanit means "crimson; a marvel, wondrous". Shanit is a version of Shani (Hebrew, Swahili): refers to the metaphorical "Scarlet thread". Shand is a popular last name.
VariationsKreatif forms: Sanit, Shainit, Shaynit. [more]
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)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Shanit and associated names. Shani is the only popular varying form of Shanit (not ranked). Adoption of this girl name was at its highest during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.179%) and has become much lower since. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)