[ 3 syll. a-la-ni, al-ani ] The baby girl name Alani is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced ahLAANiy- †. Alani is of Celtic and Hawaiian origin. It is used mainly in English and Hawaiian. From Hawaiian roots, its meaning is 'orange, orange tree'.
In addition, Alani is a form of the English Alana.
Alani is rather popular as a baby girl name, and it is also regarded as trendy. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.049% of baby girls were named Alani. It was #347 in rank then. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Alani, Alana was the most frequently used in 2018. It was 68% more widely used than Alani in that year. Alani has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls.
† Pronunciation for Alani: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"