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The name Shanti is a girl's name of African origin meaning "peace". Shanti and is often added to lists like Magical Christmas Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".
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This Hindi word which is used in prayer is one of the prime Baby-Names-That-Mean-Peace">names that mean peace, always a nice message to impart to a child. Nick Nolte used it for his daughter.
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I prefer Ashanti, although this name has a lovely meaning
This name has a nice meaning, but it makes me think of shanties and shanty towns, another term for a slum.
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