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Girl Names Ending with -ani

Ani ending baby names and what they mean, with 47 results. -ani names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names is at its most widespread today (ADOPTION OF 0.5%), except for names like Tiffani which have become less in vogue. The more fashionable girl names among these are Ailani (#756), Alani (#347), Kailani (#389), Kalani (#583) and Leilani (#120), while Zani (TOP 28%) and Ciani (25%) are popular -ani surnames.

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Ailani - Ishani | Jelani - Shani | Shani - Ulani

Ailani - Ishani


Source fr. Hawaiian element. "High chief." Ailany is also a slightly favored birth name. See also Allana.


Form of Alana. From Old German, Hawaiian words. "Precious; awakening." Alani (UPPER 43%), like Aswani (UPPER 90%), Albini (35%), is a common -ni suffix surname. See also Amani.


Based on Kiswahili language. "Peace." Cross-gender use. Amani has surged in prominence since 1880-1889.

Root fr. Akan element. "Fourth-born child." Anand (UPPER 9%), Anania (21%) are conventional surnames. See also Amani.

Based on Hawaiian word. "Beautiful light." Aonan and Aynani are creative forms. See also Anani.


From Herman, but made famous by .. Armani is an unconventional female name, appearing commonly (TOP 44%) as a last name. Cross-gender use.


Root fr. Sanskrit language. "Earth." Rare. Avani is not listed in the US Census. See also Avania.

Var. of Bethany. Derivative of Hebrew word. Possibly means "house of figs" .. Bethani is not in the Top 2000. See also Bethan.

Var. of Brandy. Based on English. The name of the distilled wine .. Brani is unique as a girls' name. See also Brina.

Brittany and variants

Bryttani, Brittiani, Brittani, Britani
Forms of Brittany. Based on Latin language. "From Brittany or Britain." Brittiani and Bryttani are more unconventional as girls' names among the variations of Brittany.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ani names: Ailani, Alani, Amani, Armani, Avani

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ani names: Britani, Brittani, Dani, Estefani, Imani

Form of Chana. From Hebrew word. "He (God) has favored me." Chani is unusual as a girls' name. See also Chanae.

Origin fr. Sioux language. "Dew." Rare, with the unusual -ni suffix, like Chani, Chessni.


Form of Danielle. Derived fr. Hebrew, French languages. "God is my Judge." Dani is prevalent as a baby name among the forms of Danielle. Gender-neutral name.

Var. of Danna. Based on Old English word. .. Dannah is a biblical place name. Cross-gender use. A familiar children's name (#945 IN LATEST RANKINGS), Dani is also used often as a last name.


Var. of Estefany. From Spanish, Greek elements. "Garland, crown." Estefani is prevalent as a children's name among the forms of Estefany.

Form of Eva. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Life, animal." Not Top 2000 name.

Var. of Fran. Origin fr. Latin word. "French." Not in Top 2000. See also Brani.


Var. of Iman. Source fr. Arabic word. "Belief, faith." Cross-gender use. Usage of Imani as a birth name in 2018 was 19.8% less than 10 years ago.

Form of Iolana. Derived fr. Hawaiian word. "To soar like the hawk." Iolani is not in the Top 2000.

Form of Ishana. Derivative of Hindi. "Desire." Ishani is uncommon as a birth name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ani names for girls.

1. Ailani - Ishani
Ailani, Alana [Alani], Amani, Anani, Aonani, Armani, Avani, Bethany [Bethani], Brandy [Brani], Brittany [Britani, Bryttani, Brittani, Brittiani], Chana [Chani], Chumani, Danielle [Dani], Danna [Dani], Estefany [Estefani], Eva [Evani], Fran [Frani], Iman [Imani], Iolana [Iolani], Ishana [Ishani]

Je- [Jelani], Kailani, Kalani [Kailani], Kanani, Kani, Keilani, Kiana [Kiani], Lani, Leilani [Lalani], Melanie [Melani], Miliani, Na- [Nalani], Nalani, Anna [Nani], Noelani, Rae [Raelani], Rajani, Rani, Shaina [Shani], Shani

Shannon [Shani], Stephanie [Stefani, Stephani], Ta- [Talani], Tani, Tiana [Tiani], Tiffany [Tiffani], Ulani

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