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What does Oni mean?

Oni Pronunciation of Oni [oni] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Oni is "He (God) has favored me". Oni is an alternate form of Anne (Hebrew): the English version of Hannah.


Oni has 9 variants: Ana, Ania, Anna, Anni, Annie, Anny, Anya, Anyu and Onie.

23 more alternative forms via Anne: Aine, Anci, Anet, Anh, Anica, Anika, Aniko, Anita, Anka, Anke, Anki, Ann, Annis, Ayn, Hana, Nan, Nana, Nanci, Nanni, Neti, Nina, Nona and Nonie.

Creative forms:
(female) Olai, Orni, ..

(male) Onos, Oon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Oni Ashtyn (O.A.), ..

How popular is Oni?

Oni is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#68973 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Anna (#44 via latest list), Ana (#211), Nina (#300), Annie (#323), Anya (#555), Anne (#569), Anika (#580), Hana (#860), Ann (#893), Anita (#1520), Nona, Onie, Nonie, Nanci, Annis, Ania, Aine, Nan and Nana are the prominent variation forms of Oni (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Oni reached the height of their popularity in the 1880s (usage of 10.27%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.75%, down 93%), with versions like Onie going out of style. Anna has been the overall favorite, though Anika has gained in usage. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ana, Ania, Anika, Anita, Ann in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anna, Anne, Annie, Annis, Anya in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hana, Nan, Nana, Nanci, Nina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nona, Nonie, Onie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aine, Anika, Anna, Annie, Nina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Oni is alike in pronunciation to Agna, Aina, Anais, Aniya, Eena, Ena, Enya, Euna, Iana, Ina, Inah, Inya, Iona, Ionia, Ionie, Oona, Oonah, Una, Unah, Unna, Wina, Yana, Yna and Yona. Other recommended names are Abi, Adi, Agi, Aki, Ali, Ami, Andi, Ang, Anis, Ari, Bri, Cai, Dai, Dani, Deni, Di, Edi, Eli, Enid, Fei, Gai, Ili, Jeni, Joi, Joni, Kai, Kani, Keni, Lani, Leni, Loni, Mai, Mei, Nani, Noni, Oba, Ola, Olia, Oma, Onida, Onita, Ora, Oria, Orit, Orli, Rani, Rei, Roni, Tani, Toni and Zuni. These names tend to be more frequently used than Oni.

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