Meaning and origin
Joni is a Finnish boy name. The meaning of the name is `God is Gracious`.
Where is it used? The name Joni is mainly used in Finnish.
How do they say it elsewhere? Evan (In Welsh and in English) Iefan (In Welsh) Ieuan (In Welsh) Ifan (In Welsh) SiŰn (In Welsh) Jon (In Swedish and in Icelandic) Juan (In Spanish) Janez (In Slovene) Jovan (In Serbian) Ian (In Scottish and in English) Iain (In Scottish) Ivan (In Russian, Czech, Serbian and in Croatian) Ioann (In Russian) Ioan (In Romanian and in Bulgarian) Jo„o (In Portuguese) Iwan (In Polish) Ean (In Manx) Jonas (In Lithuanian) Janis (In Latvian) Eoin (In Irish and in Scottish) Sean (In Irish) JŠnos (In Hungarian) Keoni (In Hawaiian) Ioannis (In Greek) Ioannes (In Greek) Yannis (In Greek) Johannes (In German, Dutch, Scandinavian and in Late Roman) XoŠn (In Galician) Jani (In Finnish and in Hungarian) Juho (In Finnish) Juhani (In Finnish) Jukka (In Finnish) Juhana (In Finnish) Juha (In Finnish) Jouni (In Finnish) Hannu (In Finnish) Jussi (In Finnish) Johano (In Esperanto) John (In English and in the bible) Jan (In Dutch, Scandinavian, Czech and in Polish) Jens (In Danish) Jowan (In Cornish) Joan (In Catalan) Yann (In Breton and in French) Yehochanan (In the bible (Original)) Ion (In Basque and in Romanian)
For the opposite sex use: In Romanian and in Bulgarian: Ioana (F) In Romanian: Ionela (F) In Italian: Giovanna (F) In English: Jonie (F) In English: Jan (F) In English: Johnnie (B) In English: Jonelle (F) In Dutch, Polish and in Czech: Jana (F)
Extra information: Alternative meanings (Old English) God is Gracious
What Joni`s say about their name
The best thing about the name Joni: I love my name. I know no males with my name. At least in the USA.
The worst thing about the name: Spelling it wrong its not Joanie.
If my name wasn`t Joni....: I would still like the name.
Joni doesn`t appear in 2007`s top-1000 name list. The last time Joni appeared in the top-1000 was 28 years ago, in 1980. It ranked #318 in that year. . 1960 was a `top year` for the name Joni. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #230. The last time Joni appeared among the most common names was in 1960. Our records go back to 1880