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Girl Names Ending with -ni

Ni ending baby names and what they mean, with 128 results. -ni names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in 2018 (USAGE OF 0.5%), except for names such as Stefani which have fallen out of fashion. The most fashionable baby names among these are Leilani (#120), Kailani (#389), Alani (#347), Ailani (#756) and Kalani (#583), while Amini (TOP 16%) and Trani (20%) are popular -ni surnames.

-ni names

Ailani - Brioni | Britani - Eleni | Eleni - Jayni | Jelani - Marleni | Marni - Shani | Shani - Trini | Trini - Zuni

Ailani - Brioni


Based on Hawaiian. "High chief." Aylani is also a slightly favored girl's name. See also Allana.


Var. of Alana. Derived fr. Old German, Hawaiian. "Precious; awakening." Common as surname, and Alani (UPPER 43%) is similar to common -ani last names Ascani (UPPER 51%), Alwani (98%). See also Aline.


Root fr. Kiswahili element. "Peace." Amani became more trendy in 2018, rising +17 positions as a baby name to reach #745. Cross-gender use.

Derived fr. Akan word. "Fourth-born child." Anani was not a Top birth name in 2018. See also Anni.

Oni, Nanni, Anni
Var. of Anne. From Hebrew language. "He (God) has favored me." Nanni (UPPER 16%) and Oni (46%) exist commonly as last names.

Based on Hawaiian word. "Beautiful light." Rather unusual as a baby name. See also Anani.

Derivative of Native American Indian element. "Butterfly." Scarce. Aponi is not listed in the US Census. See also Avani.


From Herman, but made famous by .. Gender-neutral name. Armani has increased in prominence as a girls' name since 1880-1889.

Stems fr. Sanskrit language. "Lightning." Ashni is not in the Top 2000. See also Aghna.


From Sanskrit language. "Earth." Unconventional, with usage of 0.008% for Avani as a children's name in 2018, less than 0.008% a year ago. See also Amani.

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

Form of Benita. Derived fr. Spanish, Latin words. "Blessed." Benni is unique as a birth name. See also Bonni.

Var. of Benedicta. Derived fr. Latin element. "Blessed." Outside Top 2000. See also Bunny.

Var. of Bernadine. Root fr. Old French, Old German words. "Strong, brave bear." Unusual. Benni is not listed in the US Census. See also Jenni.

Bunni1, Berni, Benni4
Forms of Bernice. Derived fr. Greek element. "Victory bringer." Benni, Berni and Bunni were not among 2018's Top names.

Var. of Bethany. Based on Hebrew word. Possibly means "house of figs" .. Betani and Bethna are creative forms. See also Bethuna.


Var. of Barbara. Derived fr. Latin word. "Foreign woman." A somewhat untypical girls' name. See also Bonnin.

Bunni2, Bonni2
Var. of Bonnie. Derived fr. Scottish language. "Fine, attractive, pretty." Unusual. Bonni and Bunni are not listed in the US Demographics.

Var. of Brandy. Source fr. English. The name of the distilled wine .. Brani is a sparsely used feminine name. See also Briny.

Var. of Brianna. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic, Celtic. "High, noble, exalted." Unique. Brianni (compare Bunni, Bonni) uses the -nni suffix. See also Brionne.

Var. of Bryony. Derived fr. Greek word. "Climbing plant." Rare as a girls' name, but Brioni is comparable to the more common Britni. See also Brionna.

Quick Reference

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

1. Ailani - Brioni
Ailani, Alana [Alani], Amani, Anani, Anne [Oni, ..], Aonani, Aponi, Armani, Ashni, Avani, Benita [Benni], Benedicta [Benni], Bernadine [Benni], Bernice [Bunni, ..], Bethany [Bethani], Barbara [Bonni], Bonnie [Bunni, ..], Brandy [Brani], Brianna [Brianni], Bryony [Brioni]

Brittany [Bryttani, ..], Britney [Brittini], Bunny [Bunni], Chana [Chani], Chesney [Chessni, ..], Christiana [Christianni], Christina [Christini], Chumani, Constance [Conni], Courtney [Kourtni, ..], Danielle [Danni, ..], Danna [Danni, ..], Denise [Denni, ..], Dena [Denni], Destiny [Destyni, ..], Dominique [Domini], Donna [Donni], Ebony [Ebonni, ..], Elaine [Elaini], Eleanor [Eleni]

Ellen [Eleni], Elena [Eleni], Helen [Leni, ..], Estefany [Estefani], Eithne [Ethni], Eva [Evani], Fanny [Fanni], Flora [Fiordenni], Fran [Franni, ..], Frances [Franni], Gemini, Jennifer [Jenni, ..], Virginia [Ginni], Glesni, Gwendolen [Gwenni], Harmony [Harmoni], Iman [Imani], Iolana [Iolani], Ishana [Ishani], Jane [Joni, ..]

Je- [Jelani], Jenny [Jinni, ..], Guinevere [Jenni, ..], Jennie [Jenni], Jinny [Jinni], Joan [Joni], Johnna [Jonni, ..], Kailani, Kalani [Kaloni, ..], Kanani, Kani, Keilani, Kendra [Keni], Kiana [Kioni, ..], Lani, Leilani [Lalani], Leonie [Leoni], Loni [Lonni], Madeline [Magdalini], Marlene [Marleni]

Marni, Marina [Marni], Marmara [Marni], Martha [Marthini], Melanie [Meloni, ..], Miliani, Na- [Nalani], Nalani, Anna [Nani], Noelani, Nona [Noni], Rae [Raelani], Rajani, Rani, Veronica [Ronni, ..], Roanna [Ronni], Ronni [Roni], Sha- [Shalini], Shalini, Shaina [Shani]

Shani, Shannon [Shani], Shawna [Shawni], Shoshone [Shoshoni], Sidney [Sidni], Sonia [Sonni], Stephanie [Stephani, ..], Sunny [Sunni], Sydney [Sydni], Tanya [Tahni], Ta- [Talani], Tani, Tawny [Tawni], Theone [Theoni, ..], Tiana [Tiani], Tiffany [Tiffani], Antonia [Toni, ..], Antoinette [Toni], Toni, Trina [Trini]

Trinity [Trini], Ulani, Elvina [Vinni], Alvina [Vinni], Vondra [Vonni], Whitney [Whitni], Xeni, Zuni

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