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Hani (name)

Hani (name)

Hani (also Hany; Arabic: هانئ‎ hānī' "happy" or in Hawaiian "To move lightly; to touch" ) is a masculine Arabic given name and a unisex Hawaiian given name. Also Korean and Indonesian feminine given name. It is also a girl’s name in Hungarian, a diminutive of the name Ann.

Given name

  • Hani ibn Urwa, one of the famous Shi'a Sahaba, and supporter of Ali

  • Hani Al-Mazeedi, Kuwaiti scientist

  • Hani Naser, Jordanian musician

  • Hani al-Sibai, Egyptian Sunni scholar

  • Hani Shaker, Egyptian singer

The given name has secondarily also given rise to the Arabic "surname" Hani:

  • Nadine Hani, Lebanese television presenter

Hani means happy and easygoing; its origin is from the history of the Phoenicians as the son of God Hani-Baal who is known to be a Great War general who attacked the Romans and was the first to introduce and use elephants in warfare.

See also

  • Chris Hani (assassinated South African politician), whose was an unrelated surname (of Xhosa origin?)

  • Jean Hani (1917–2012), French philosopher.


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Sep 27, 2019, 6:55 PM