[ 3 syll. a-ma-ni, am-ani ] The baby boy name Amani is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is aa-MAA-Niy- †. Amani is largely used in the Arabic and English languages, and it is derived from Arabic origins. The name is of the meaning wishes, aspirations. Amanea, Amaneah, Amanee, Amaney, Amanie, Amany, and Amanye are variants of Amani. Aman (short form) is another variant of Amani.
Amani is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Amani has predominantly been a girl name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Amani: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"