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In 1961 when my husband and I were casting about for a girl's name, our Hindu friend at college suggested the name Shanti. We liked it and especially since we were English majors and the famous poet T.S. Eliot ended his famous poem "The Wasteland" with the word Shantih.

I still love the sound of the name.
carolmaeray  1/27/2016
Such a beautiful name. I fell in love with it after seeing the movie "Om Shanti Om", as one of the characters in this film is named Shanti Priya.
muskastt9  11/9/2013
Shanti was the name of Dr Mohinder Suresh's dead older sister on "Heroes".
sweetkit  6/16/2010
Shanti is the name of Mowgli's frind who lures him out of the jungle in Disney's The Jungle Book and The Jungle Book 2.
Rockos_Modern_Life_1  2/9/2008
This name makes me think of a hunting shanty or an ice fishing shanty you stay in to keep warm.
― Anonymous User  9/21/2007
I went to school with a Preshanti whose nickname was Shanti.
mum2bubba  6/21/2007
Shanti can also be short for Prashanti which is derived from a similar word meaning Peace.
― Anonymous User  4/8/2007
I spelled the name different, SHANTHI, with the th sound at the end. I was told that the meaning is the same as Shanti, but I like the way Shanthi sounds better that Shanti. It's my mother in law's name.
nharachchi  3/28/2006

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