What does Imani mean?
Imani [imani] as a name for boys (also used more regularly as girls' name Imani) is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Imani means "God is with us". Imani is a variant form of Immanuel (Hebrew): transcription of Emmanuel.
(male) Imain, Itani, ..
(female) Imadi, Imain, .. Middle name pairings:
Imani Ryland (I.R.), ..
How popular is Imani?
Imani is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#60557 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Imani entered the list in 1993 and reached its highest position of #1768 in the U.S. in the year 1996, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Immanuel (#906 in recent rankings) is the only other prominent alternative form of Imani. Other forms, like Imanoel, are uncommon. These relations of Imani were favored as birth names today (usage of 0.01%). Immanuel is the most trendy boy name here.
Imani is alike in pronunciation to Amani. Other recommended names are Armani▲, Dani, Hani, Ian▲, Idan, Ifan, Ilan, Ilari, Imad, Imri, Inman, Ioanis, Itai, Ivan▲, Ivann, Ivano, Iwan, Shani and Temani. These names tend to be more frequently used than Imani.See names in meaning and etymology.