Shanita

Shanita - A very unique female name



  Dec 09,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shanita appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #1850. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shanita and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shanita? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Shanita. The baby girl name Shanita was given to 6 baby girls in 1996, ranking #4022 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 249,463 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shanita peaked in popularity 41 years ago in 1978 on position 745.



Famous with this name

Shanita Hubbard


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Rating: 5/5 (6 people)


Shanita is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shanita is currently topping the baby name charts in North Carolina at position #894 - and is the least popular in North Carolina at position #894.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Shanita is where you live.


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Shanita origin and meaning

Shanita is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Shanita, pop culture references for the name Shanita and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shanita

We've found the following names that sound similar to Shanita, sorted by popularity.

Samantha / Sandy / Sandi / Shonda / Shanda / Shante / Shanta / Santa / Samatha / Shawanda /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19964022
19953253
19942614
19932210
19921475
19911297
19901066
1989951
19881076
1987978
1986957
1985871
1984921
1983783
1982815
1981851
1980814
1979926
1978745
19771129
1976980
1975976
19741171
19731068
19721532
19711850

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Carolina894

Even more about Shanita


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Shanita a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shanita?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1978
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Shanita
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 249,463
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1971
1996 births +6

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