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What does Chani mean?

Chani Pronunciation of Chani [chani] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Chani means "He (God) has favored me". Chani is an alternate form of Chana (Hebrew): variation of Hannah.


VARIANTS Channa, Chanah, Chaanah


(female) Cani, Chasi, ..

(male) Chain, Chasi, ..

Chani Lorena (C.L.), ..

How popular is Chani?

Chani is an unusual given name for females. Chani is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent variation form of Chani (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Chana (#855 IN RECENT RANKINGS). Other forms, like Chanach, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Chani was widespread among parents in 2013 (#771) and is almost as conventional today. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chani and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chani is alike in pronunciation to Chainey, Chanae, Chaney, Chaniya, Channah, Chanya, Chayney, Chenay, China, Chyna, Chynna, Shaena, Shaina, Shanah, Shanea, Shaney, Shani, Shania, Shanie, Shauna, Shawna, Shawni, Shawnie, Shena and Shona. Other recommended names are Alani, Amani, Anani, Avani, Brani, Caci, Cadi, Cai, Cali, Cami, Candi, Cari, Casi, Cha-, Chaba, Chanda, Chandy, Chanel, Chanice, Chanina, Chanise, Chanta, Chante, Chantil, Chantri, Char, Chari, Charie, Charin, Charis, Charo, Chava, Cheri, Chesni, Chiana, Chumani, Ciana, Clari, Conni, Dani, Evani, Frani, Imani, Ishani, Kani, Kiani, Lani, Rani, Tani and Tiani. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chani.

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