[ 2 syll. o-ni, on-i ] The baby girl name Oni is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced OW-Niy- †.
1: Oni's origin is African-Yoruba, and its use, African and English. The name Oni means 'child born on holy ground'.
Forms of Oni include the names Onea, Onee, Oney, Onnie, and Ony.
2: Oni is of African-Beni origin. Here, it means 'desired'.
In addition, Oni is a form of Anna in the English language.
See also the related categories, holy, english, desired (heart), and yoruba.
Oni is an uncommon baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Oni, Anna was the most regularly used.
Baby names that sound like Oni include Oney, Ony, Omi, Omy, Ona, Onah, Oihaen, Oihaene, Oihain, Oihaine, Oihane, Oihann, Oihanne, Oihayn, Oihayne, Omaney, Omani, Omanie, Omany, and Onaona.
† English pronunciation for Oni: OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"