Hani

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697
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Hani mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Hani

"Hani" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Cheerful and happy". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A Loloish language

Notable Persons Named Hani

Hani is a singing, celebrity, singer, and television personality. Hani was given the name Ahn Hee-yeon on May 1st, 1992 in Seoul.

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Hani was given the name Hani Saleh Hasan Hanjour on August 13th, 1972 in Ta'if. He left this life on September 11th, 2001.

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Hani was born in 1948 in Tanta.

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Hani was born on March 1st, 1961. Hani is also known as Hani Mohammed Yusuf al-Siba'i, هاني محمد يوسف السباعي, Hani al-Said al-Siba'i Yusuf, and هاني السيد السباعي يوسف.

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Hani was born in 1958 in Cairo.

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Hani was born in 1959.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hani

Hani is a singing, celebrity, singer, and television personality. Hani was given the name Ahn Hee-yeon on May 1st, 1992 in Seoul.

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Chris Hani was a General Secretary of the South African Communist Party, Commander of Umkhonto we Sizwe, General Secretary of theSouth African Communist Party, and Commander ofUmkhonto we Sizwe. Chris was born on June 28th, 1942 in Cofimvaba in a rural Xhosa village called kuSabalele, then Transkei. He breathed his last breath on April 10th, 1993.

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Susumu Hani is a film director. Susumu was born on October 10th, 1928 in Tokyo.

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Jean Hani was a philosopher and scholar. Jean was born in 1917. He died on September 30th, 2012.

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Nadine Hani is an al arabiya news channel, al arabiya, and al arabiyanews channel.

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Abdul is also known as Abu Jamal. He left this life on October 6th, 2013.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 6 0 6
1974 8 0 8
1975 7 0 7
1976 8 0 8
1977 8 0 8
1978 10 0 10
1980 12 0 12
1981 13 0 13
1982 12 0 12
1983 7 0 7
1984 18 0 18
1985 19 5 14
1986 11 0 11
1987 12 0 12
1988 13 0 13
1989 14 0 14
1990 23 0 23
1991 17 0 17
1992 18 0 18
1993 7 0 7
1994 13 0 13
1995 10 0 10
1996 9 0 9
1997 8 0 8
1998 17 0 17
1999 14 0 14
2000 21 0 21
2001 18 0 18
2002 19 0 19
2003 15 5 10
2004 19 0 19
2005 20 0 20
2006 22 5 17
2007 18 7 11
2008 21 5 16
2009 22 7 15
2010 24 6 18
2011 20 5 15
2012 14 0 14
2013 26 10 16
2014 24 6 18
2015 16 0 16
2016 35 15 20
2017 29 12 17

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Popularity of Hani as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hani U.S.
  White 77.45% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hani

People with the last name Hani are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hani

  • How Popular is the name Hani? Hani is the 13,245th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hani was the 80,678th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 697 babies born with the first name Hani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hani to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Hani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hani is Thursday, July 15th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Hani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hani was in 1990 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Hani Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hani is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Hani: Your name in reverse order is Inah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nahi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 235 people with the last name Hani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hani as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.