Amani - A very unique male name

  Oct 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Amani appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #1775. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Amani and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Amani? 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 Amani. The baby boy name Amani was given to 54 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1561 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 30,390 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Amani peaked in popularity 15 years ago in 2004 on position 1343.

Famous with this name

Sharifah Amani
Ruhil Amani
Ehsan Amani

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Rating: 5/5 (5 people)

Amani is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Amani is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #662 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,858.

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 Amani is where you live.

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Amani origin and meaning

Amani is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Amani, pop culture references for the name Amani and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Amani

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

Ayaan / Ammon / Amin / Aman / Annie / Ayan / Ayman / Amy / Aayan / Anna /

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

Chart position per state (table view)

State Rank
North Carolina1087
New York1214

Even more about Amani

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 Amani 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Amani?

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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Name Amani
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 30,390
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +54

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