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What does Arni mean?

Arni Pronunciation of Arni [arni] as a boys' name is pronounced AR-nee. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Arni is "high". Biblical: an ancestor of Jesus.

Related boy names: Arne and Arnold.

Associated with: high (great), biblical.


Creative forms:
(male) Argi, Gini, ..

(female) Aral, Arlai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arni Donald (A.D.), ..

How popular is Arni?

Arni is an unusual given name for men and an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Arnold (#1649 a year ago) and Arne are the prominent varying forms of Arni (not in Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Arni was common among parents during 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.19%) and is now much less (adoption 0.01%, 97%), with the form Arnold falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arne, Arnold in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arni is pronounced similarly to Arnau, Arney, Arnie, Arno, Arnoe, Arnou, Arnoux, Arnow, Arnowe, Arny, Ernie and Erno. Other recommended names are Abdi, Abna, Adi, Afi, Ali, Amani, Ani, Anno, Aram, Aran, Arand, Arch, Ardin, Arek, Arel, Aren, Arend, Ares, Ari, Aric, Arie, Arin, Ario, Aris, Arlin, Arlo, Arly, Armani, Armin, Arn, Arnan, Arnat (see Arnett), Arnd, Arndt, Arnel, Arnon, Arnot, Aron, Arri, Arric, Arrin, Arrio, Arrt (see Arthur), Arry, Arseni, Arto, Arty, Arun, Arv, Arvie, Arvin, Arvis, Arvy, Arwin, Ary, Aryo, Atli, Avi, Barni, Boni, Honi, Toni and Zuni. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arni.

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