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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hanni

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Hanni is of African origin and means "Happy".
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Alt. Meaning

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

I is for interest, you show in others.

Notable Persons Named Hanni

Hanni El Khatib is a rock music and blues rock musician. He was most active from 2010 to present.


Hanni Wenzel is a skier for the Alpine skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics, Alpine skiing at the 1984 Winter Olympics, and FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1974. Hanni was born on December 14th, 1956 in Straubing.


Hanni was given the name Hanni Toosbuy in 1957.


She holds the title Miss Universe Sweden. Hanni was given the name Hanni Maryam Johanna Elisabeth Beronius on January 21st, 1990 in Kungsbacka.


Hanni was born on November 20th, 1907. She breathed her last breath on November 30th, 1987.


Hanni was born in 1946. She breathed her last breath in 2002.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hanni

Sofiane Hanni is a soccer player for the KV Mechelen, US Ivry, Athletic Club de Boulogne-Billancourt, FC Nantes, Kayseri Erciyesspor, and Osmanlıspor. Sofiane was born on December 29th, 1990 in Ivry-sur-Seine, France.


Luca Hänni is a pop music and eurodance singer-songwriter, model, and model (people). He was most active from 2012 to present. Luca was born on October 8th, 1994 in Bern.


Nikolaj was born on March 2nd, 1976 in Köniz.


Sirli was born on October 27th, 1985.


Andreas Hanni is an athlete for the SC Bern in the National League A. His most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Andreas was born on January 4th, 1979 in Erlenbach, Switzerland.


Eric was born in 1938 in Delémont, Switzerland.


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Popularity of Hanni as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hanni U.S.
  White 95.62% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.94% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hanni

People with the last name Hanni are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hanni

  • How Popular is the name Hanni? Hanni is the 39,046th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hanni was the 35,246th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hanni have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 85 babies born with the first name Hanni in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hanni to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hanni? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Hanni first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hanni is Tuesday, April 8th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Hanni born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hanni was in 1980 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hanni: Your name in reverse order is Innah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ianhn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hanni? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 639 people with the last name Hanni.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hanni? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hanni as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
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