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Dani (girl)

What does Dani mean?

Dani Pronunciation of Dani [dani] as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Dani) is an Old English name, 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).

Associated with: old english, judge (righteous).

Variations

Dani has 14 variants: Dana, Danee, Daney, Dania, Danie, Dannah, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Dannia, Danny, Dany, Danya and Doneille.

Dani has 12 more relations via Danielle, Danna: Danele, Danica, Danice, Daniela, Daniele, Danila, Danise, Danit, Danita, Danitza, Dannon and Dantina.

Creative forms:
(female) Doni, Teani, ..

(male) Dadi, Dadie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dani Jasmine (D.J.), ..

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)

Dani entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #1025 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dani name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dani outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Dani (#1025 from recent data) appearing in the Top 2000 are Daniela (#200 from recent data), Danielle (#297), Danna (#519), Danica (#707), Dana (#851), Dania (#1235), 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%, 82.6% less). Dana has been the most popular choice, though Dani has gained in popularity over time, while forms like Danielle are now less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dani, Dana, Dania, Danica, Daniela in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Daniele, Danielle, Danita, Danna, Danny, Danya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Danica, Danielle outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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