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Meaning and name origin

Chani \ch(a)-ni\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Chani is "He (God) has favored me". Chani is a variant of Chana (Hebrew): variant of Hannah.


Chani has 3 variant forms: Chaanah, Chanah, Channa.


Chani is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Chani and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Chana (#861). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 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 also pronounced similarly to Chanae, Chanee, Chaney, Chanha, Chania, Chaniya, Chanya, China, Chyna, Shana, Shani, Shania, Shanie and Shawni. Other suggested similar baby names are Cami, Chari, Chiana, Ciana and Conni. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chani.