Shanti

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
129
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shanti

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  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Shanti is of Unknown origin and means "Peace".

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Notable Persons Named Shanti

Shanti was given the name Shanthi .

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Shanti was born on December 11th, 1926 in Delhi. She left this life on December 27th, 1987.

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Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar was a scientist in the field of chemistry. Shanti was given the name ) on February 21st, 1894 in Bhera. He breathed his last breath on January 1st, 1955.

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Shanti was born on November 11th, 1925 in Allahabad.

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Shanti Roney is an actor. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Shanti was given the name Shanti Grau Roney on November 24th, 1970 in Spånga.

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Shanti Lowry is an actress and dancer. Her career lasted from 2000 to 2000. Shanti was given the name Shanti Misha Lowry on April 2nd, 1982 in Boulder, Colorado.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Shanti

Disco Shanti is a film actress. She was most active from 1985 to 1996.

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Oliver Shanti is a new-age music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to present. Oliver was given the name Ulrich Schulz on November 16th, 1948.

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Shanti is a nu jazz singing, songwriter, lyricist, and television presenter. Her ongoing career started in 1996. Shanti was given the name Shanti Snyder on June 4th, 1981. Shanti is also known as Shanti.

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Jamila was born in 1955.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 5 5 0
1967 8 8 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 13 13 0
1970 37 32 5
1971 58 44 14
1972 55 45 10
1973 55 44 11
1974 51 46 5
1975 59 46 13
1976 45 35 10
1977 60 49 11
1978 55 47 8
1979 59 53 6
1980 72 58 14
1981 46 41 5
1982 46 37 9
1983 32 32 0
1984 41 32 9
1985 33 33 0
1986 34 29 5
1987 35 35 0
1988 21 21 0
1989 31 31 0
1990 21 21 0
1991 19 19 0
1992 44 39 5
1993 20 20 0
1994 25 25 0
1995 27 27 0
1996 20 20 0
1997 17 17 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 23 23 0
2000 22 22 0
2001 11 11 0
2002 62 62 0
2003 77 77 0
2004 50 50 0
2005 49 49 0
2006 52 52 0
2007 54 54 0
2008 45 45 0
2009 37 37 0
2010 37 37 0
2011 38 38 0
2012 43 43 0
2013 28 28 0
2014 19 19 0
2015 33 33 0
2016 35 35 0
2017 25 25 0

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Popularity of Shanti as a first name

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Common last names for Shanti

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shanti U.S.
  White 79.84% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shanti

People with the last name Shanti are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Shanti

  • How Popular is the name Shanti? Shanti is the 6,975th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shanti was the 131,379th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shanti have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,910 babies born with the first name Shanti in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shanti to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shanti? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shanti first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shanti is Friday, August 7th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Shanti born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shanti was in 2003 with a total of 77 babies.
  • Random Shanti Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shanti is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Shanti: Your name in reverse order is Itnahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tasnih. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shanti? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 129 people with the last name Shanti.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shanti? Shanti is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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