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Gender: Female Meaning of Shanti: "peace" Origin of Shanti: Hindi

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 "Who's their sibling?".

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This Hindi word which is used in prayer is one of the prime names that mean peace, always a nice message to impart to a child. Nick Nolte used it for his daughter.

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ericakatherine Says:


I prefer Ashanti, although this name has a lovely meaning

Impwood Says:


This name has a nice meaning, but it makes me think of shanties and shanty towns, another term for a slum.