Shonda is a trashy, ghetto-sounding name. Like I posted above a few years ago, the Yiddish meaning puts me off to this name. Shonda is even worse when rendered as Shanda, which is the Hebrew word for shame, and it would indeed be a shame to be named Shonda or Shanda. ― bananarama 1/11/2011.
Shonda is baby girl name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is English. Shonda name meanings is God is gracious. Other similar sounding names can be Sammath, Samidha, Sanithi, Sammat, Sanmati, Sammud, Samhit, Samedh, Sandy, Sammed, Sainath, Sandhaya, Sandhya, Sanat, Sanhata, Samhita, Samata, Samit, Sanad, Samhith, Sammathi, Sandie, Sammad, Samita, Sanath, Samad.