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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Shanit

Name: Shanit
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-nit\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: crimson; a marvel, wondrous
Origin: Swahili
Sounds Like: Shanita, Shanti, Shanda, Shante, Shandi, Shandy, Shandie, Shanta
Similar Names: Shanie, Shania


Shanit \sh(a)-nit\ as a girl's name is a variant of Shani (Hebrew, Swahili), and the meaning of Shanit is "crimson; a marvel, wondrous".

The baby name Shanit sounds like Shanita, Shanti, Shanda, Shante, Shandi, Shandy, Shandie and Shanta. Other similar baby names are Shanie and Shania.


Shanit 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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