What does Dani mean?
Dani /dani/ as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Dani). Dani's name origin is Old English, and Dani means "God is my Judge". Dani is an alternate spelling of Danielle (Hebrew, French): feminine form of Daniel. Dani is also a derivative of Danna (Old English).
(female) Doni, Duni, ..
(male) Dadi, Dadie, ..
How popular is Dani?
Dani is a very prominent first name for females (#2016 out of 4276, Top 47%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#42677 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Dani for girls. Dani entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #1034 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Prominent related forms of Dani (#1034 from recent data) appearing in the Top 2000 are Daniela (#225 from recent data), Danielle (#264), Danna (#544), Danica (#557), Dana (#789), Dania (#1160), Danny, Danya, Daniele and Danita. Adoption of these forms of Dani reached its highest in the year 1991 (usage of 1.43%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.25%, 82.7% less). Dana has been the most popular choice, though Dani has gained in popularity over time, while forms like Danielle are now less popular.
Dani▲ is alike in pronunciation to Dagna, Dahna, Daina, Danae, Danah, Danaye, Danea, Deana▼, Deanna▼, Denah, Denia, Denna, Denny, Deona, Dhana, Dinah, Dinya, Diona, Donia, Donny, Donya, Duana, Duna, Dwana and Dyana. Other suggested similar names are Dai, Dama, Damia, Dane, Danne, Dari, Dawn▼, Dawne, Dayne, Deane, Deann▼, Demi▲, Dene, Dian, Diane▼, Diann▼, Duane, Dwan, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann, Kani, Lani, Nani, Rani and Tani. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dani.