[ 2 syll. ya-ni, yan-i ] The baby girl name Yani is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced YAANiy †. Yani's language of origin is Australian Aboriginal and Hebrew. From Australian Aboriginal roots, its meaning is 'peaceful'.
Yani is a contracted form of the name Yannis.
Yani is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Yani: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"