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Shani meaning and name origin

Shani \sh(a)-ni\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shani), is pronounced SHAH-nee. It is of Hebrew and Swahili origin, and the meaning of Shani is "crimson; a marvel, wondrous". Refers to the metaphorical "Scarlet thread" or theme of a story.

Shani has 1 variant form: Shanit.

For more information, see also related names Shaina and Shannon.

Shani is also pronounced similarly to Chana, Chani, Chania, Shaena, Shana, Shanae, Shanah, Shanay, Shanea, Shanee, Shaney, Shania, Shanie, Shanna, Shauna, Shaunie, Shawna, Shawni, Shawnie, Shayna, Shena, Shona and Shuna. Other suggested similar baby names are Sami, San, Sana, Sean, Seana, Shadi, Shaine, Shan, Shan-, Shandi, Shane, Shanti, Shari, Shaun, Shayne, Shene, Shone, Shyann, Sian, Siana, Sonni and Sunni.

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Popularity of Shani

Shani is a very popular first name for females (#2002 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#54276 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Shani name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Shani with its variant form and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Shani name in U.S.
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