What does Shanita mean?
Shanita /sha-ni-ta/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of American derivation, and the meaning of the name Shanita is "God's grace". Shanita is an alternate spelling of Sha- (American) with the suffix -nita. Shanita is also a variation of Shan (English, Hebrew): transcription of Sian. Shanita is also used as a variation of Shanelle (American).
Shanita has 1 variant: Shanetta.
Shanita has 48 more different relations via Sha-, Shan, Shanelle: Shadira, Shadiya, Shaka, Shakeita, Shakila, Shakina, Shakira▼, Shakitra, Shalaina, Shalana, Shalaya, Shalia, Shalini, Shalisa, Shalita, Shaliza, Shamara, Shameka▼, Shamika▼, Shanae▼, Shanay, Shandi, Shanedra, Shaneka, Shanel, Shanell, Shanella, Shanessa, Shaney, Shanice▼, Shanika▼, Shanilly, Shaniqua▼, Shanique, Shanisse, Shannae, Shannel, Shante▼, Shantel▼, Shaquina, Shaquita, Sharaia, Sharana, Sharaya, Sharina, Sharise, Sharita and Shawna▼.Kreatif forms: Shanina, Shaniti, Shaynita. [more]
How popular is Shanita?
Shanita is a very popular first name for women (#2001 out of 4276, Top 47%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Shanita for girls. Shanita entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #989 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Shanita and corresponding names. Shakira, Shameka, Shamika, Shanae, Shanell, Shanelle, Shanice, Shanika, Shaniqua, Shante, Shantel and Shawna are the prominent related forms of Shanita. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak in the year 1992 (usage of 0.2706%) and is now much less, with versions such as Shanika, Shaniqua, Shante, Shantel and Shawna falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Suggested similar baby names are Santa, Shanda, Shandea, Shania, Shanit, Shanta, Shantae, Shantai, Shantay, Shanti, Shaunta, Shawnta, Shonta and Sunita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shanita.