What does Dani mean?
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).
(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)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Dani for girls. 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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.