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What does Shante mean?

Shante Pronunciation of Shante [shante] as a girls' name has its roots in Old French and Hindi, and the meaning of Shante is "God's grace; stone; peaceful". Shante is a variant form, with the suffix -te, of Shan (English, Hebrew): variation of Sian. Shante is also a variation of Shantelle (Old French). Shante is also used as a derivative of Shanti (Hindi).

Associated with: grace, stone (rock), peaceful.


Shante has 5 variants: Shanta, Shantae, Shantai, Shantay and Shantee.

Shante has 13 more related forms via Shan, Shantelle, Shanti: Shanae, Shandi, Shaneka, Shanika, Shanita, Shantahl, Shantal, Shantalle, Shantel, Shantell, Shantella, Shayne and Shontal.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Shanse, Shate, ..

(male) Shanne, Shanse, ..

How popular is Shante?

Shante is a very popular first name for women (#1490 out of 4276, Top 35%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Shante for girls. Shante was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #613 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shante name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shante outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of the girl name Shante and affiliated names. Shanae, Shandi, Shaneka, Shanika, Shanita, Shanta, Shantae, Shantal, Shantel, Shantell, Shantelle and Shayne are the prominent alternative forms of Shante. Adoption of these relations of Shante was well-received in the year 1990 (average #1272), but now, versions like Shante have become less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shante, Shanae, Shandi, Shaneka, Shanika in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shantell, Shantelle, Shayne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shante is pronounced similarly to Chanta, Chantae, Chantai, Chantay, Chantaye, Chantea, Chanteau, Chantee, Chantey, Chaunta, Shanteigh, Shantey, Shantoya, Shaunta, Shauntae, Shauntay, Shauntee, Shawnta, Shawntae, Shawntay and Shonta. Other suggested similar names are Asante, Ashante, Chanae, Chanee, Chante, Chanter, Chantez, Chantle, Chaunte, Phanie, Sanda, Sande, Sandee, Sandi, Sandie, Santa, Shadae, Shade, Shadoe, Shae, Shan-, Shana, Shanay, Shanda, Shandey, Shandeya (see Shaneika), Shandie, Shane, Shanel, Shanese, Shanetta, Shania, Shanie, Shannea, Shannel, Shanon, Sharee, Sharie, Shasta, Shaundee, Shaunie, Shawnee, Shawnette, Shawnte, Shawntel, Shaye, Shene, Shonda, Shone, Shontel, Shyanne, Sinty, Zhanae and Zhane. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shante.

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