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Girl Name: Shalini

Name: Shalini
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-li-ni\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: modest
Origin: Hindi
Related Names: Sha-
Sounds Like: Chalina, Shalynn, Shalane, Shalana, Shalaine, Shalaina
Variant forms: Shaleena, Shalena, Shalene, Shalina


Shalini \sh(a)-li-ni\ as a girl's name is pronounced sha-LEE-nee. It is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Shalini is "modest".

Shalini has 4 variant forms: Shaleena, Shalena, Shalene and Shalina.

For more information, see also the related name Sha-.

Baby names that sound like Shalini are Chalina, Shalynn, Shalane, Shalana, Shalaine and Shalaina.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Shalini.


Shalini is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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