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What does Shonta mean?

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.

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

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

(male) Shonby, Shontan, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name history of Shonta for girls. 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, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the history of Shonta and affiliated 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 4 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.