Alani

Alani - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alani, meaning orange tree, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1994 on position #3748. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alani and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alani? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alani. The baby girl name Alani was given to 453 baby girls in 2012, ranking #589 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,120 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alani peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 589.



Famous with this name

J.J. Alani
Kimi Alani
Adrian Alani


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Alani is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alani is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #307 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,223.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alani is where you live.


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Alani origin and meaning

Alani is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means orange tree. To see famous people named Alani, pop culture references for the name Alani and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alani

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alani, sorted by popularity.

Alma / Alana / Alaina / Aileen / Alina / Alayna / Alanna / Aline / Alena / Aylin /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012589
2011668
2010723
2009775
2008914
2007886
2006941
2005944
20041021
2003993
20021300
20011494
20001498
19991953
19982148
19972289
19962258
19953364
19943748

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey307
Connecticut333
Georgia341
Florida344
Nevada378
Maryland384
Illinois422
New York437
South Carolina470
Wisconsin471
California474
North Carolina501
Virginia595
Massachusetts633
Texas654
Colorado696
Pennsylvania727
Louisiana772
Arizona791
Michigan871
Indiana887
Tennessee1052
Washington1081
Ohio1223

Even more about Alani


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alani a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alani?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alani
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,120
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1994
2012 births +453

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