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What does Rani mean?

Rani Pronunciation of Rani [rani] as a girls' name is of Hebrew and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Rani is "she is singing; queen".

Associated with: queen.


Rani has 9 variants: Raine, Rana, Ranee, Rania, Ranice, Ranique, Ranit, Rayna and Raynell.

Creative forms:
(female) Radi, Riani, ..

(male) Ranira, Ranire, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rani Kadence (R.K.), ..

How popular is Rani?

Rani is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#31235 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Raine, Rana, Ranee, Rania (#1977 a year ago) and Rayna (#724) are the prominent variation forms of Rani (unlisted). These forms of Rani are at the top of their popularity presently (adoption of 0.02%). Rayna has been the most prevalent. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raine, Rana, Ranee, Rania, Rayna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rani is pronounced similarly to Raina, Rainee, Rainey, Rainy, Ranay, Ranna, Rawnie, Raynee, Reena, Rena, Renie, Reyna, Riana, Rianna, Rinah, Riona, Roana, Roanna, Rona, Ronae, Ronay, Ronee, Ronna, Ronnie and Ryanna. Other suggested similar names are Anani, Chani, Dani, Evani, Fanni, Frani, Imani, Jeni, Kani, Lani, Leni, Loni, Marni, Nani, Nanni, Noni, Oni, Rae, Raene, Rahil, Rain, Raja, Rama, Ramie, Randi, Randie, Randy, Ranite, Rasia, Rayne, Razi, Remi, Rian, Riane, Riann, Robi, Rodi, Romi, Rubi, Rudi, Rui, Ryan, Ryane, Ryann, Rynn, Shani, Tahni, Tani, Ulani and Xeni. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rani.

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