What does Jelani mean?
(female) Jaylani, Jelaine, ..
(male) Jelain, Jelami, .. Middle name pairings:
Jelani Ida (J.I.), ..
How popular is Jelani?
Jelani is a rare first name for females. Jelani is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent alternative form of Jelani (outside Top 2000) is Jelisa. Adoption of this relation of Jelani was at its peak in 1990 (#1231). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Jelani is pronounced similarly to Jaelana, Jalaina, Jalayna, Jalena, Jelena, Jelina, Jilana, Jiliana, Jillana, Jolana, Jolanna, Jolena, Jolina, Jolyna, Julayna, Julena, Juliana▲, Julina and Julyana. Other suggested similar names are Ailani, Alani▲, Delana, Delane, Delanie, Delany, Helana, Iolani, Jaelyn, Jalaine, Jalin, Jalyn▼, Jaylan, Jean▼, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanie▼, Jenai, Jeni, Jenni, Jilian, Jillan, Jillane, Joelin, Joeline, Joelynn, Jolaine, Jolan, Jolanne, Jolean, Jolene, Jolin, Joline, Jolyn, Jolyne, Jolynn, Julaine, Juliane, Juliann, Julyne (see Julia), Kalani▲, Keilani, Lalani, Leilani▲, Leland, Melana, Melani, Melania, Melanie▲, Melany▲, Meloni, Nalani, Noelani, Raelani, Talani and Ulani. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jelani.See names in meaning and etymology.