Shant

First Name
780
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shant

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  • A user from Armenia says the name Shant is of Armenian origin and means "Lighting, Thunderbolt".
  • A user from Canada says the name Shant is of Unknown origin and means "Lightning".
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Shant is of Armenian origin and means "Lightning".
  • According to a user from Nevada, United States, the name Shant is of Armenian origin and means "Lightning".

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Notable Persons Named Shant

Shant was born on February 3rd, 1965 in Yerevan.

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Shant was born in 1963.

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Shant Messiahian is an athlete for the Al-Yarmouk SC (Syria).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Shant

Levon Shant was a writer. Levon was born on April 6th, 1869 in Constantinople. He breathed his last breath on November 29th, 1951.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 7 0 7
1974 9 0 9
1975 7 0 7
1976 10 0 10
1977 9 0 9
1978 7 0 7
1979 9 0 9
1980 18 0 18
1981 15 0 15
1982 21 0 21
1983 17 0 17
1984 15 0 15
1985 24 0 24
1986 23 0 23
1987 22 0 22
1988 20 0 20
1989 28 0 28
1990 16 0 16
1991 33 0 33
1992 20 0 20
1993 31 0 31
1994 22 0 22
1995 31 0 31
1996 20 0 20
1997 15 0 15
1998 31 0 31
1999 30 0 30
2000 22 0 22
2001 19 0 19
2002 22 0 22
2003 18 0 18
2004 25 0 25
2005 14 0 14
2006 19 0 19
2007 18 0 18
2008 11 0 11
2009 17 0 17
2010 13 0 13
2011 7 0 7
2012 16 0 16
2013 12 0 12
2015 12 0 12
2016 11 0 11
2017 14 0 14

Fun Facts about the name Shant

  • How Popular is the name Shant? Shant is the 12,350th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shant have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 780 babies born with the first name Shant in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shant to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shant? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Shant first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shant is Sunday, November 15th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Shant born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shant was in 1991 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Shant Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shant is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 26 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Shant: Your name in reverse order is Tnahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ntsah. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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