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What does Shonta mean?

Shonta Pronunciation of Shonta [shon-ta] as a name for girls is of Old French origin, and the meaning of the name Shonta is "stone". Shonta is an alternate spelling of Chantal (Old French): from "cantal".

Associated with: stone (rock).


Shonta has 16 variants: Chanta, Chantae, Chantai, Chantay, Chantaye, Chantea, Chanteau, Chantee, Chantey, Chantoya, Chaunta, Chauntay, Shantae, Shantay, Shaunta and Shawnta.

11 more alternative forms via Chantal: Chante, Chantra, Chonda, Chontel, Shanda, Shantal, Shantel, Shaunda, Shawnda, Shonda and Shontel.

Creative forms:
(female) Shoneta, Shonsa, ..

(male) Shonby, Shontan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shonta Kennedi (S.K.), ..

How popular is Shonta?

Shonta is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3348 out of 4276, Top 78%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shonta entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #1512 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Shonta are Chantal, Chantay, Chante, Shanda, Shantae, Shantal, Shantel, Shaunda, Shaunta, Shawnda, Shawnta and Shonda. Other forms, like Chanta, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Shonta was more pronounced 5 decades ago (usage of 0.05%).

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shantae, Shantal, Shantel, Shaunda, Shaunta in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Shonta is pronounced similarly to Shanta, Shantai, Shante, Shantee, Shantey, Shanti, Shantoya, Shauntae, Shauntay, Shawntae and Shawntay. Other recommended names are Rhona, Rhonda, Sanda, Santa, Shana, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandi, Shandy, Shanea, Shanetta, Shania, Shanit, Shanita, Shanna, Shasta, Shaunte, Shawnte, Shena, Shinead, Shiona, Shona, Shonah, Shone, Shonna, Shontal, Shosha, Shuna, Sinty, Sondya, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya, Sunita, Synda and Syntha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shonta.

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