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What does Shanti mean?

Shanti \sh(an)-ti\ as a girls' name is pronounced shan-TEE. It is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Shanti is "peaceful".


Shanti has 6 variants: Shanta, Shantae, Shantai, Shantay, Shante and Shantee.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Ashanti and Shan-.


Shanti is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3851 out of 4276, Top 90%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Shanti and corresponding names. Shante, Shanta and Ashanti are the prominent alternative forms of Shanti (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex in 2002 and has become significantly less since, with the forms Shante, Shanta and Ashanti becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ashanti, Shanta, Shante in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shanti is alike in pronunciation to Chanta, Chantai, Shantey, Shaunta, Shawnta and Shonta. Other suggested similar baby names are Sandi, Santa, Shanda, Shandi, Shandie, Shandy, Shani, Shanit, Shanita, Shaunte and Shawnte. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shanti.