Yani name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yani

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from the United Kingdom and India, the name Yani is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Gift of God".
  2. A submission from Massachusetts, U.S. says the name Yani means "God's child, abundance, love, hope".
  3. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Yani is of English origin and means "God is gracious!".
  4. A user from Pennsylvania, U.S. says the name Yani is of Chinese origin and means "(Elegant and graceful)".
names by meaning.

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Yani to us below

International Interest
Also see international interest

Notable Persons Named Yani

Notable Persons Named Yani

Yani Gellman

Yani Gellman is an actor. Yani was born on September 2nd, 1985 in Miami, Florida, U.S.

Yani Tseng

Yani was born on January 23rd, 1989 in Guishan District.

Yani Wang

Yani was born in 1975.

Yani Urdinov

Yani Urdinov is a soccer player for the KV Mechelen, PSV Eindhoven, Roda JC Kerkrade, FK Rabotnički, FK Ekranas, FK Željezničar Sarajevo, Widzew Łódź, FK Shkëndija, Flamurtari Vlorë, Belgium national under-17 football team, Macedonia national under-17 football team, and Macedonia national under. Yani was born on March 28th, 1991 in Mechelen.

Yani Rosenthal

Yani Rosenthal is a Member of National Congress of Honduras, Minister of the Presidency of Honduras, and Member ofNational Congress of Honduras. Yani was born on July 14th, 1965 in San Pedro Sula.

Yani Pehlivanov

Yani Pehlivanov is a soccer player for the OFC Pomorie, PFC Naftex Burgas, PSFC Chernomorets Burgas, and PFC Burgas. Yani was born on March 28th, 1988 in Burgas. Yani is also known as Яни Пехливанов.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yani

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yani

Ahmad Yani

His military service ended in 1965. Ahmad was born on June 19th, 1922 in border|link=Hindia-Belanda|22pxPurworejo, Dutch Indies. He passed away on October 1st, 1965.

Michael Yani

Michael was born on December 31st, 1980 in Singapore.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yani U.S.
  White 52.46% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 16.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 23.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yani

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Yani

  • How Popular is the name Yani? Yani is the 21,905th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yani was the 137,327th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 314 babies born with the first name Yani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yani 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 Yani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Yani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yani is Thursday, July 10th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Yani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yani was in 2018 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Yani Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yani is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Yani: The name spelled backwards is Inay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Inay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 122 people with the last name Yani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yani? Yani is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Yani name meaning

    Related Names by Origin

    Rank Name Gender
    672 Zian Neutral
    264 Aveer Boy
    137 Neytiri Girl
    2k Yash Boy
    1k Dasani Neutral
    974 Nyra Girl
    577 Yashika Girl
    509 Raini Neutral
    2k Aarna Girl
    160 Parneet Girl

    Related Names by Gender

    Rank Name Origin
    1k Nyjah African
    340 Siah Hebrew
    672 Zian Indian (Sanskrit)
    571 Akai Japanese
    333 Aryam Arabic
    133 Tashan Arabic
    218 Erza Japanese
    1k Izel Aztec (Nahuatl)
    <100 Xiao Chinese
    427 Meron African