Vani name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Vani

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Australia says the name Vani is of Hindu origin and means "Voice. ( The Hindu goddess of knowledge and music)".
  2. A user from India says the name Vani means "Goddess Saraswati".
  3. A user from India says the name Vani is of Hindu origin and means "It's realtes to Godesss SARSWATi and provides knowledge to all".
  4. A user from Georgia, U.S. says the name Vani is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Muse".
  5. According to a user from India, the name Vani is of English origin and means "sound".
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Notable Persons Named Vani

Notable Persons Named Vani

Vani Ganapathy

Vani Ganapathy is a danseuse and ballet dancer.

Vani Viswanath

Vani Viswanath is an actress. She was most active from 1989 to present. Vani was born on May 13th, 1971 in Ollur.

Vani Hari

Vani was given the name Vani Deva Hari on March 22nd, 1979 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

Vani Jairam

Vani Jairam is a playback singer musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1971 to present. Vani was given the name Kalaivani on November 30th, 1945 in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Vani Harikrishna

Vani Harikrishna is a singer and composer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to 2008. Vani was born in Bangalore, India.

Vani Tripathi

Vani Tripathi is an actor and politician. Vani was born on July 4th, 1979 in New Delhi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Vani

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vani

Surekha Vani

Surekha was born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vani U.S.
  White 67.40% 64.26%
  African American 4.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 23.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vani

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

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Fun Facts about the name Vani

  • How Popular is the name Vani? Vani is the 20,813th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vani was the 71,478th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 347 babies born with the first name Vani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vani to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Vani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vani is Saturday, August 15th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Vani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vani was in 2012 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Vani Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vani is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Vani: The name spelled backwards is Inav. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Vina. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 273 people with the last name Vani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vani as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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