Meaning and Name Origin
Shantay \sh(an)-tay\ as a name for girls has the meaning "stone; peaceful". Shantay is a variation of Chantal (Old French): from "cantal". Shantay is also a derivative of Shantelle (Old French): variant of Chantal. Shantay is also used as a derivative of Shanti (Hindi).
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.
Shantay has 43 more different forms via Chantal, Shantelle, Shanti: Chandal, Chantaal, Chantael, Chantale, Chantall, Chantalle, Chantara, Chantarai, Chantasia, Chante, Chantel▼, Chantela, Chantele, Chantell, Chanter, Chantez, Chantiel, Chantil, Chantila, Chantill, Chantle, Chantra, Chantrel, Chantri, Chaunte, Chauntel, Chonda, Chontel, Shanda▼, Shantahl, Shantal, Shantalle, Shantel▼, Shantell, Shantella, Shaunda, Shauntell, Shawnda, Shawntile, Shonda▼, Shontal, Shontalle and Shontel.
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. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Shantay and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Shantay (#unlisted) are Shantel, Shantell, Shonda, Shante, Shanta, Chante, Chantel, Shanda and Chantal. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 1990 and are now much less widespread, with versions like Shantel, Shonda, Shante, Shanta and Chantel becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shantay is pronounced similarly to Shantey, Shantoya, Shauntae, Shauntay, Shawntae and Shawntay. Other suggested similar baby names are Santa▼, Shanay, Shandey, Shandy and Shanita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shantay.