Jelani - Meaning of Jelani

What does Jelani mean?

[ 3 syll. je-la-ni, jel-ani ] The baby boy name Jelani is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as JHeh-LAA-Niy- †. Jelani is an African, English, and Igbo name of African-Igbo origin. The name's meaning is full of strength.

Jel, Jelan, Jelanea, Jelanee, Jelaney, Jelanie, and Jelany are variants of Jelani.

See also the related categories, igbo, strength, full (loud), and english.

Jelani is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1998 with 0.007% of baby boys being given the name Jelani. It ranked at #932 then. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is now of irregular use. Among all boy names in its group, Jelani was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2018. Jelani has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.

Baby names that sound like Jelani include Jailani, Jaileen, Jaleen, Jalene, Jillian, Jilliann, Jocelyn, Jolyon, Juliaan, Julianne, Jullien, Julyin, Julyon, Gilamou, Gillian, Gylamou, Juliano, Giuliano, Jaelin, and Jaelyn.

† Pronunciation for Jelani: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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