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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Shani

Name: Shani
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-ni\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Shani's also a girl name)
Meaning: crimson, red
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Shane, Shan, Shann
Similar Names: Shadi, Shai
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 54276


Shani \sh(a)-ni\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Shani), is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shani is "crimson, red".

Baby names that sound like Shani are Shane, Shan and Shann. Other similar baby names are Shadi and Shai.


Shani is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#54276 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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