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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shante

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Shante is of French origin and means "Sing".
Other origins: Arabic, Aztec (Nahuatl), and English

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

N is for nifty, how neat!

T is for time, you give to friends.

E is for elegant, born within you.

Notable Persons Named Shante

Curren$y is a hip hop music rapping. He has been prominent since 2002. Curren$y was given the name Shante Scott Franklin on April 4th, 1981 in New Orleans. Curren$y is also known as Spitta Andretti.

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Shante Carver is a football player for the Dallas Cowboys, BC Lions, Memphis Maniax, and Dallas Desperados. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to 2004. Shante was born on February 12th, 1971 in Stockton, California.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Shante

Roxanne Shanté is a hip hop music rapping. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 1984 to present. Roxanne was given the name Lolita Shanté Gooden on November 9th, 1969 in Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 5 5 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 13 13 0
1968 24 24 0
1969 30 30 0
1970 46 46 0
1971 53 53 0
1972 78 73 5
1973 77 71 6
1974 75 68 7
1975 84 78 6
1976 110 101 9
1977 223 199 24
1978 248 232 16
1979 204 192 12
1980 209 195 14
1981 209 201 8
1982 195 181 14
1983 183 173 10
1984 194 185 9
1985 374 361 13
1986 336 328 8
1987 294 288 6
1988 337 325 12
1989 326 319 7
1990 375 368 7
1991 256 256 0
1992 229 224 5
1993 257 251 6
1994 157 151 6
1995 139 139 0
1996 95 95 0
1997 81 81 0
1998 52 52 0
1999 46 46 0
2000 56 56 0
2001 53 47 6
2002 43 43 0
2003 53 53 0
2004 31 31 0
2005 24 24 0
2006 25 25 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 22 22 0
2009 24 24 0
2010 11 11 0
2011 10 10 0
2012 6 6 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 5 5 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Shante as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shante

  • How Popular is the name Shante? Shante is the 3,373rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shante have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,016 babies born with the first name Shante in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shante to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shante? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shante born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shante was in 1990 with a total of 368 babies.
  • Random Shante Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shante is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Shante: Your name in reverse order is Etnahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Thensa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shante born Aug 7, 1935

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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