What does Shanti mean?
Shanti /shan-ti/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced shan-TEE. It is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Shanti is "peaceful".
How popular is Shanti?
Shanti is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3851 out of 4276, Top 90%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#147095 out of 150436, Top 98%). (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 (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex in the year 2002 (usage of 0.295%) and has become significantly less since, with the forms Ashanti, Shanta and Shante becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.