Jani name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Jani mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Jani

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Pakistan, the name Jani is of Urdu origin and means "Religious".
  2. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Jani means "My name, Jani means the same as Jan, my grandpa's name. It means God is Gracious".
  3. A submission from Nevada, U.S. says the name Jani means "Spiritual, adventurous loner, solitary, always searching for peace of mind, introvert, animal and art lover, old soul".
  4. According to a user from Tennessee, U.S., the name Jani is of English origin and means "Beautiful heart goddess".
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20th century rendering of the Swedish Jan.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Jani

Notable Persons Named Jani

Jani Lane

Jani Lane was a glam metal, hard rock, and heavy metal music musician. He was most prominent from 1982 to 2011. Jani was given the name John Kennedy Oswald on February 1st, 1964 in Akron, Ohio, United States. He passed away on August 11th, 2011.

Jani Allan

Jani Allan is a journalist and broadcaster. Jani was given the name Isabel Janet Allan on September 11th, 1952 in United Kingdom.

Jani Beg

Jani Beg is a monarch. He holds the title Khan, Shahanshah, Khan (title), and Shah. He was most active from 1342 to 1357.

Jani Liimatainen

Jani Liimatainen is a rock, roll, power metal, and melodic death metal musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1996. Jani was given the name Jani Allan Kristian Liimatainen on September 9th, 1980 in Kemi, Finland. Jani is also known as Allan Anderssén and Allan Anderssén (Sydänpuu).

Jani Lauzon

Jani Lauzon is a musician. Jani was born in Regional District of East Kootenay.

Jani Toivola

Jani Toivola is an actor and dance. Jani was born on November 27th, 1977 in Vaasa, Finland.

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    Hockey Player
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    Soccer Player
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    Hockey Player
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  • Jani Bäckman
    Soccer Player
  • Jani Kervinen

Notable Persons With the Last Name Jani

Notable Persons With the Last Name Jani

Neel Jani

Neel Jani is a racing driver for the Porsche.

Robert Jani

Robert was born in 1934. He breathed his last breath in 1989.

Nirmal Jani

His most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to present. Nirmal was born in India.

Réka-Luca Jani

Réka-Luca was born on July 31st, 1991 in Siófok, Hungary.

Louis Jani

Louis was born on December 6th, 1957.

Jan z Jani

Jan was born in 1400. Jan is also known as Jani, Jan de; Jane, and Jani von der. He left this life in 1461.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jani U.S.
  White 17.19% 64.26%
  African American 1.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 77.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jani

People with the last name Jani are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Jani

  • How Popular is the name Jani? Jani is the 7,855th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jani was the 16,765th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,672 babies born with the first name Jani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jani to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jani is Saturday, June 26th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Jani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jani was in 1960 with a total of 71 babies.
  • Random Jani Factoid: According to the 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jani is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name in 1964.
  • Weird things about the name Jani: The name spelled backwards is Inaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Anij. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,704 people with the last name Jani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jani as their last name since less than 1 person in 172k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Jani name meaning

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