[ 2 syll. (s)han-ta, sh-a-nta ] The baby girl name Shanta is pronounced as -SHae-NTAA- †. Shanta is largely used in English and Indian. Its origin is Old Provençal and Sanskrit. From Sanskrit roots, its meaning is spiritual, serene, peaceful.
In addition, Shanta is a variant transcription of the name Chantal (Dutch, English, and French).
Shanta is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1978, 0.022% of baby girls were named Shanta. It was #518 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is now of sporadic use. Out of all girl names in its family, Shanta was nevertheless the most regularly used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Shanta include Samanth, Samanthe, Samath, Sandea, Sandee, Sandey, Sandhya, Sandi, Sandie, Sandy, Sandye, Sanndie, Santanne, Santee, Santi, Santie, Sekhmet, Sennett, Senta, and Shanda.
† Pronunciation for Shanta: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"