What does Rani mean?
Rani /rani/ as a girls' name is of Hebrew and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Rani is "she is singing; queen".
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)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Rani and affiliated names. Rayna (#836 a year ago) is the only prominent variation form of Rani (unlisted). This form of Rani was at the top of its popularity in 2013 (adoption of 0.257%) and is almost as popular today (adoption 0.164%, ▼36%). (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Rani is pronounced similarly to Raeanna, Raenah, Raina▼, Rainah, Rainee, Rainey, Rainy, Ranae, Ranay, Ranna, Rawnie, Rayana, Rayanna, Raynee, Rayney, Rayona, Reanna▼, Reannah, Reena, Reina, Rena▼, Renae▼, Renay, Renaye, Rene▼, Renee▼, Reney, Renie, Rennae, Rennay, Rennie, Renny, Reyna▲, Reyney, Rheanna, Rhiana, Rhianna▼, Rhona, Riana, Rianna, Rina, Rinah, Riona, Rionna, Roana, Roanna, Rona, Ronae, Ronay, Ronee, Roni, Ronna, Ronnee, Ronney, Ronni, Ronnie▼, Ronny, Rowena▼, Rowina, Royanna, Rrenae, Ryana and Ryanna. Other suggested similar baby names are Dani, Kani, Lani, Nani, Raeann, Raene, Rain, Rama, Ramah, Ramee, Ramie, Randi▼, Rayann, Rayma, Rayne, Razi, Reanne, Reene, Reine, Remi▲, Remie, Remy, Renne, Rhiane, Rhiann, Rhyan, Rian, Riane, Riann, Rianne, Riayn, Rihana, Rima, Roanne, Rohana, Roma▼, Romi, Romy, Rowan▲, Ryan▲, Ryane, Ryann▼, Ryanne, Ryen, Rynn and Tani. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rani.