What does Kiani mean?
Kiani /ki-ani/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Kiani's root is American. Kiani is a version of Kiana (American): modern name. Compare surname Kini.
How popular is Kiani?
Kiani is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#53191 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent alternative forms of Kiani (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000 are Kiana (#909 the previous year), Quiana, Kianna, Keanna and Kia. Usage of these girl names was at its highest in the year 1995 (usage of 0.2798%) and is now much less (usage 0.0182%, ▼93.5%), with the forms Kiana, Kia and Kianna becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kiani and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)