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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amani

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Wiktionary

From amani (“peace”).

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Amani

Amani Toomer is a football player for the New York Giants and Kansas City Chiefs. His career lasted from 1996 to 2008. Amani was born on September 8th, 1974 in Berkeley, California.

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Amani Karume is a President of Zanzibar. Amani was born on November 1st, 1948 in Zanzibar City.

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Amani Aguinaldo is a soccer player for the Global F.C., FEU Tamaraws, Loyola Meralco Sparks F.C., Philippines national under-21 football team, and Philippines national under-23 football team. Amani was born on April 24th, 1995 in Las Piñas.

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Amani Williams Hunt bin Abdullah is a social activist, land rights campaigner, politician, and lawyer. Amani was born on May 21st, 1953 in Tapah. Amani is also known as President of Peninsular Malaysia Orang Asli Association from 1987 to 1991. and Member of the National Advisory Council for the Development of the Orang Asli Community.

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Amani is a pop music, rhythm, blues, and afro pop music musician. She has been prominent since 1999. Amani was given the name Cecilia Wairimu on November 28th, 1980 in Thika, Kiambu, Kenya.

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Amani Walker is a soccer player for the Orange County Blues FC, UC Irvine Anteaters, Orange County Blue Star, Minnesota United FC, Tampa Bay Rowdies, and Jamaica national under-20 football team. Amani was born on December 16th, 1989 in San Diego, California, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amani

Sharifah Amani is an actress. She has been prominent since 2004. Sharifah was given the name Sharifah Amani binti Syed Zainal Rashid Al-Yahya on June 10th, 1986 in Selangor, Malaysia.

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Amani is a pop music, rhythm, blues, and afro pop music musician. She has been prominent since 1999. Amani was given the name Cecilia Wairimu on November 28th, 1980 in Thika, Kiambu, Kenya.

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Khaibar Amani is a soccer player for the SC Hessen Dreieich, FSV Mainz 05 II, TGM SV Jügesheim, SV Rot-Weiß Hadamar, and Afghanistan national football team. Khaibar was born on February 6th, 1987 in Germany.

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Rezgar Amani is a soccer player for the IFK Mariehamn and Ekenäs IF. Rezgar was born on July 1st, 1992 in Finland.

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Jean-Marie Amani is a soccer player for the FC Zimbru Chișinău and FK Tauras Tauragė. Jean-Marie was born on April 15th, 1989 in Ivory Coast.

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Djamel Amani is a soccer player for the CR Belouizdad, USM Alger, Royal Antwerp F.C., Aydınspor 1923, and Algeria national football team. Djamel was born on June 17th, 1962 in Blida.

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How popular is the baby name Amani in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 6 6 0
1970 17 10 7
1971 20 12 8
1972 21 12 9
1973 11 11 0
1974 24 14 10
1975 14 7 7
1976 7 7 0
1977 5 5 0
1978 18 12 6
1979 15 15 0
1980 13 13 0
1981 15 15 0
1982 16 16 0
1983 24 24 0
1984 8 8 0
1985 19 19 0
1986 14 14 0
1987 29 24 5
1988 42 42 0
1989 58 50 8
1990 61 53 8
1991 79 67 12
1992 105 87 18
1993 136 121 15
1994 190 159 31
1995 231 187 44
1996 297 242 55
1997 302 252 50
1998 359 298 61
1999 337 277 60
2000 379 308 71
2001 428 339 89
2002 443 372 71
2003 443 368 75
2004 581 468 113
2005 517 430 87
2006 537 411 126
2007 559 456 103
2008 667 529 138
2009 638 523 115
2010 641 527 114
2011 629 520 109
2012 627 511 116
2013 558 480 78
2014 514 439 75
2015 464 385 79
2016 469 397 72
2017 436 362 74

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amani U.S.
  White 48.34% 64.26%
  African American 26.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 16.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amani

People with the last name Amani are most frequently White, African American, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Amani

  • How Popular is the name Amani? Amani is the 2,256th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amani was the 52,970th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,023 babies born with the first name Amani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amani to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Amani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amani is Sunday, March 21st, 1920.
  • What year had the most people named Amani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amani was in 2008 with a total of 529 babies.
  • Random Amani Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amani ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 11 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Amani: Your name in reverse order is Inama. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amnai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 391 people with the last name Amani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amani as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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