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Jani - Meaning of Jani

What does Jani mean?

Meaning of the name JaniJohnJackEvanIanJuanGiovanniIvanSeanZaneShaneJohnnyShawnJonasHankJohanGianniJonShaunJonathonJovaniYahyaEanJohnyJovanJohnnie

[ 2 syll. ja-ni, jan-i ] The baby boy name Jani is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as YAA-Niy- †. Jani is largely used in the Finnish and Hungarian languages, and it is derived from Hebrew origins. Jani is a pet form of the name John (English and Hebrew).

See also the related categories, hebrew and hungarian.

Jani is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2017, among the group of boy names directly linked to Jani, John was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Jani include Yani, Yanni (Greek, Breton, and Dutch), Yianni (Greek), Ja Juan, Jaheem, Jaheim (English), Jahiem (English), Jajuan (English), Jana, Janne (Finnish and Scandinavian), Jano (Hungarian and Czech), Jawaughn (English), Jawaun (English), Jawon (English), Jayin (Indian), Jene (Dutch), Jeno (Hungarian), Jenõ (Hungarian), Johan (Czech, Dutch, English, German, Scandinavian, Bavarian, and Estonian), and Johann (German).

† English pronunciation for Jani: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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