Ani - girls name

Ani name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 58%

Ani name meaning:

The name Ani is of various origins and carries different meanings across cultures. In Igbo (a Nigerian language), Ani means "God's own" or "God is gracious." It is a unisex name and can be given to both boys and girls. The name Ani is also associated with the Armenian culture, where it is a feminine name meaning "grace" or "sweetness." In this context, it is a short form of the name Anahit, the Armenian goddess of fertility and healing.

Furthermore, Ani is a name with Hebrew origins as well. In Hebrew, Ani means "I" or "me." This meaning reflects a sense of individuality and self. It is worth noting that names and their meanings can differ depending on cultural, linguistic, and historical contexts. Therefore, it is important to consider the specific cultural background and language when interpreting the meaning of a name like Ani.

Origin: Maori

Maori form of Anne.

Related names

Anne , Aneisha, Anessa, Ani , Anisha , Anissa , Anki, Annabeth , Annalee , Annalisa, Annamarie, Anyssa, Nancey, Nanci , Nancie , Nanine, Nann, Nannette, Nynette

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Overall UK ranking: 2341 out of 5581

11 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Ani

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