What does Shonta mean?
Shonta /shon-ta/ [2 sylls.] 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". Compare last name Shanta.
Shonta has 29 more alternative forms via Chantal: Chandal, Chantaal, Chantael, Chantale, Chantall, Chantara, Chante, Chantel▼, Chantela, Chanter, Chantez, Chantil, Chantila, Chantle, Chantra, Chantri, Chaunte, Chonda, Chontel, Shanda▼, Shantal, Shantalle, Shantel▼, Shantell, Shaunda, Shawnda, Shonda▼, Shontel and Shontelle.Kreatif forms: Shondh, Shonsa. [more]
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. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Shonta and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Shonta (not ranked) are Chantal, Chante, Chantel, Shanda, Shantel, Shantell and Shonda. Forms like Chanta are uncommon. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread in 1990 (usage of 0.2276%) and is now much less, with the forms Chantal, Chantel, Shanda, Shantel and Shonda becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shonta is pronounced similarly to Shanta▼, Shantai, Shante▼ and Shanti. Other recommended similar baby names are Santa▼, Shanita, Shona, Shonna and Shontal. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shonta.