What does Melani mean?
Melani has 20 variants: Malaney, Malanie, Melaina, Melainey, Melana, Melanee, Melaney, Melania, Melaniya, Melanney, Melannie, Melany▲, Mellanie, Melloney, Mellony, Meloni, Melonie, Melonnie, Melony and Milena▲.Creative forms:
(female) Malani, Melami, ..
(male) Melami, Melati, .. Middle name pairings:
Melani Carrie (M.C.), ..
How popular is Melani?
Melani is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3359 out of 4276, Top 79%) and also a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#93006 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Melani entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #1312 in the U.S. in the year 2006, and is currently at #1746. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Melanie (#80 a year ago), Melany (#485), Milena (#760), Melony, Melonie, Mella, Melaine, Melania and Mellie are the prominent variation forms of Melani (#1746 a year ago). These relations of Melani were popular as birth names 45 years ago (usage of 0.37%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.32%, down 12.2%). Melanie has been the most prominent, though Melany has become trendy as well, while Mellie has become less popular.
Melani is pronounced similarly to Malana, Malena, Malina, Meleana, Meleena, Melina▲, Mellina, Milana▲, Miliana and Miliani. Other suggested similar names are Ailani, Alani▲, Delana, Delane, Delanie, Delany, Helana, Iolani, Jelani, Kalani▲, Keilani, Lalani, Leilani▲, Leland, Maelynn, Megan▼, Melene, Meline, Melodi, Mylene, Nalani, Noelani, Raelani, Talani and Ulani. These names tend to be less commonly used than Melani.See names in meaning and etymology.