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Shanta

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How popular is the baby name Shanta in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 5 5 0
1960 13 13 0
1961 13 13 0
1962 16 16 0
1963 16 16 0
1964 13 13 0
1965 32 32 0
1966 36 36 0
1967 44 44 0
1968 47 47 0
1969 72 72 0
1970 100 100 0
1971 147 137 10
1972 139 133 6
1973 142 135 7
1974 186 177 9
1975 174 167 7
1976 172 163 9
1977 316 301 15
1978 377 359 18
1979 322 311 11
1980 274 264 10
1981 265 255 10
1982 211 204 7
1983 181 175 6
1984 194 194 0
1985 243 237 6
1986 210 205 5
1987 193 193 0
1988 147 147 0
1989 159 153 6
1990 132 132 0
1991 93 93 0
1992 89 89 0
1993 85 85 0
1994 60 60 0
1995 53 53 0
1996 38 38 0
1997 31 31 0
1998 35 35 0
1999 30 30 0
2000 20 20 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 16 16 0
2003 15 15 0
2004 17 17 0
2005 12 12 0
2006 6 6 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 7 7 0
2011 7 7 0
2014 5 5 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Shanta baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,253 babies born with the name Shanta in the United States. That's more than enough Shantas to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shanta" was in 1978 with a total of 359 babies.

According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shanta" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of only 132 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Shanta popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Shanta" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shanta as well as things modernly associated with the name Shanta such as celebrities named Shanta.

Origin and Meaning of Shanta

The name "Shanta" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Serenity, calm". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Shanta

Shanta Devarajan
Shanta Devarajan Cv
Shanta Ramson
Shanta Ronaldo
Shanta Atkins
Shanta Campbell
Shanta Stamps
Shanta Whitaker

Alternative Meanings

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Atnahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sanath". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shanta born Sep 8, 1922

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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