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What does Loni mean?

Loni /loni/ as a girls' name is pronounced LAH-nee. It is of Hebrew and Latin origin, and the meaning of Loni is "oak tree; lion".

Variant of Alona (Hebrew) "oak tree" or Leona (Latin) "lion". Modern usage is probably due to actress Loni Anderson. See also Lani.

Associated with: lion, modern.


Loni has 6 variants: Lona, Lonee, Lonie, Lonna, Lonni and Lonnie.

Affiliated girl name: Leonie.

Loni has 10 more alternative forms via Alona, Leona: Alonia, Elona, Ilona, Leeona, Leoine, Leola, Leone, Leonia, Leonie and Leowna.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Leanni, Lyni, ..

(male) Lony, Lovi, ..

How popular is Loni?

Loni is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2160 out of 4276, Top 51%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Loni for girls. Loni was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #930 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Loni and associated names. Leona (#738 from recent data), Lona, Lonie, Lonnie, Lonna, Leonie, Leonia, Ilona, Lani, Leola, Leone and Alona are the popular variation forms of Loni. These relations of Loni reached the apex of their popularity a century ago (median #1100) and have become significantly less conventional since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loni, Alona, Ilona, Lani, Leola in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leona, Leone, Leonia, Leonie, Lona in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lonie, Lonna, Lonnie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Loni and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Loni is pronounced similarly to Laina, Lana, Lanae, Lanai, Laney, Lanie, Lanna, Lannie, Leana, Leena, Leina, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Leoni, Leyna, Lina, Linah, Linea, Linna, Linnie, Lyna, Lynae, Lynah and Lynea. Other suggested similar names are Anni, Aponi, Bonni, Conni, Dani, Deni, Donni, Eboni, Joni, Jonni, Kani, Kioni, Laci, Lali, Lane, Lari, Lene, Lenis, Lexi, Lili, Lin, Lind, Lindi, Linn, Linzi, Liri, Loir, Lois, Lola, Lori, Lorie, Lorin, Loris, Lorna, Lorri, Lory, Love, Luci, Lyn, Lyndi, Lynn, Lynzi, Nani, Noni, Rani, Roni, Ronni, Toni, Vonni and Xeni. These names tend to be less commonly used than Loni.