What does Joni mean?
Joni [joni] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Joni means "God is gracious". Joni is a version of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine transcription of John. Joni is also a form of Joan (Hebrew). Joni is also used as a form of Johnna (Hebrew). See also Jonina.
Associated with: gracious.
Joni▼ has 31 variants: Jana▼, Janae, Janaye, Janee, Janey, Jania, Janie▼, Janna▼, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jeanie▼, Jeni, Jenie, Jinna, Joana▼, Joanie, Joanna, Joannue, Johna, Johnnae, Johnnie▼, Jonae, Jonay, Jonee, Jonie, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonni and Jonnie.
28 more different relations via Jane, Joan, Johnna: Gene▼, Jaina, Jaine, Jan▼, Jandy, Janel▼, Janet▼, Janica, Janice▼, Janina, Janine▼, Janis▼, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jayne▼, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean▼, Jenda, Jenica, Jess, Joane, Jone, Jonell, Jonita, Juana and Vania.Creative forms:
(female) Jeani, Jomi, ..
(male) Jome, Joro, .. Middle name pairings:
Joni Vivianne (J.V.), ..
How popular is Joni?
Joni is a very prominent first name for women (#615 out of 4276, Top 14%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Joni entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #287 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Joni are Gene, Jaina (#1836 via latest list), Jan, Jana (#1011), Janae (#1003), Jane (#288), Janee, Janel, Janet (#1487), Janey, Jania, Janice (#1238), Janie (#1396), Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janna, Janney, Jayna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeni, Jenica, Jess, Joan (#1990), Joana, Joane, Joanie, Joanna (#306), Johna, Johnna, Johnnie, Jonell, Jonna, Jonnie, Juana (#1915) and Vania. Usage of these forms of Joni was at its most widespread during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 5.35%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.18%, down 97%).
Joni▼ is pronounced similarly to Gena▼, Genie, Genni, Gina▼, Ginia, Ginni, Jaena, Janais, Janea, Jannie▼, Jeena, Jena▼, Jenae, Jenay, Jenee, Jenna▼, Jenni, Jennie▼, Jiana, Jinni, Jinnie, Jinny, Jona, Junae and Juno. Other suggested similar names are Anni, Aponi, Bonni, Dani▲, Deni, Jaci, Jami▼, Jann, Jen, Jenn, Jin, Joann▼, Jobi, Joby, Joci, Jocia, Jodi▼, Jodie▼, Joi, Joia, Joie, Jola, Joli, Jolie▲, Joly, Jonisa, Jori, Josie▲, Joss, Josy, Joya, Joye, Judi▼, Juli, June▼, Jyn, Kani, Keni, Kioni, Lani, Loni, Lonni, Nani, Noni, Oni, Roni, Ronni, Toni▼, Vonni and Xeni. These names tend to be less frequently used than Joni.See names in meaning and etymology.