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What does Shantay mean?

Shantay Pronunciation of Shantay [shan-tay] as a name for girls has its roots in Old French and Hindi, and the meaning of the name Shantay is "stone; peaceful". Shantay is an alternate spelling of Chantal (Old French): from "cantal". Shantay is also a derivative of Shantelle (Old French). Shantay is also used as a derivative of Shanti (Hindi).

Associated with: stone (rock), peaceful.


Shantay has 20 variants: Chanta, Chantae, Chantai, Chantay, Chantaye, Chantea, Chanteau, Chantee, Chantey, Chantoya, Chaunta, Chauntay, Shanta, Shantae, Shantai, Shante, Shantee, Shaunta, Shawnta and Shonta.

25 more different relations via Chantal, Shantelle, Shanti: Chandal, Chantaal, Chantael, Chantale, Chantall, Chantara, Chante, Chantel, Chanter, Chantez, Chantil, Chantle, Chantra, Chantri, Shanda, Shantahl, Shantal, Shantalle, Shantel, Shantell, Shaunda, Shawnda, Shonda, Shontal and Shontel.

Creative forms:
(female) Shastay, Shatay, ..

(male) Shanly, Shantus, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shantay Lena (S.L.), ..

How popular is Shantay?

Shantay is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3683 out of 4276, Top 86%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Shantay (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Shaunda, Shantelle, Shantell, Shaunta, Shawnda, Shonta, Shonda, Shawnta, Shantel, Shante, Chantel, Chante, Chantay, Shanda, Shanta, Shantal, Shantae and Chantal. These forms of Shantay reached the apex of their popularity in the year 1990 (adoption of 0.1%), but now, versions like Shantel have become somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chantal, Chantay, Chante, Chantel, Shanda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shanta, Shantae, Shantal, Shante, Shantel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shantell, Shantelle, Shaunda, Shaunta, Shawnda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shawnta, Shonda, Shonta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shantay is pronounced similarly to Shantey, Shantoya, Shauntae, Shauntay, Shauntee, Shawntae and Shawntay. Other suggested similar names are Ashantay, Sanda, Sandy, Santa, Shana, Shanae, Shanah, Shanay, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandee, Shandey, Shandeya (see Shaneika), Shandi, Shandie, Shandy, Shanea, Shanetta, Shaney, Shania, Shanit, Shanita, Shanna, Shannae, Shannah, Shannan, Sharay, Sharday, Shasta, Shastah, Shaunte, Shawnte, Shinead and Sinty. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shantay.

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