Amani

Amani - A very unique female name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Amani, meaning faith, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1983 on position #3155. 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 girl name Amani was given to 463 baby girls in 2012, ranking #575 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,052 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Amani peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2010 on position 543.



Famous with this name

Sharifah Amani
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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 District of Columbia at position #214 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #971.

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. This name means faith. 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.

Anna / Amy / Ann / Anne / Annie / Ana / Aimee / Amaya / Aniyah / Amie /

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
2012575
2011548
2010543
2009566
2008571
2007641
2006694
2005642
2004598
2003683
2002659
2001699
2000710
1999760
1998709
1997777
1996785
1995914
19941072
19931289
19921652
19911848
19902064
19892058
19882144
19873533
19853345
19833155

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia214
Louisiana239
North Carolina292
Maryland332
South Carolina335
New Jersey367
Georgia372
Virginia379
Florida399
Pennsylvania423
Alabama426
Illinois471
Nevada486
Ohio489
Mississippi494
Massachusetts511
New York528
Colorado582
Michigan635
Wisconsin697
Tennessee725
Washington768
Texas771
California935
Minnesota941
Arizona971

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 female 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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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Amani
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,052
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1983
2012 births +463

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