Name Loni Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Loni


Loni is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Loni?

Loni is a short form of the names Leona, Leonie or Apollonia. Besides, Loni is a Hawaiian name.

What does the name Loni mean?

Loni means “lioness” (from ancient Greek “léon/λέων” or Latin “leo” = lion) and “consecrated to the God Apollo“ (from Apollonia). In Hawaiian, Loni means “heaven”, “sky” or “royal” (from “lani”).

Loni as a name for your daughter

With meanings like “lioness”, “heaven” or “royal”, Loni is a name that really packs a punch despite its shortness. Loni is therefore not only a short and modern name, but also gives your daughter a beautiful message on her way through life. The name is internationally well applicable and memorable. Besides Loni, there are also the variants Lony, Lonie or Louni. As a middle name for your Loni, Roman names like Loni Maya, Loni Flora, Loni Felicitas, Loni Victoria or Loni Julia are good possibilities.

Famous women named Loni

  • The glamour of old Hollywood embodied Loni Anderson (born 1946). She debuted in 1975 in her first role in the television series “The Badass Five “. Numerous engagements in films and series followed, alongside famous actors such as Arnold Schwarzenegger. Loni was nominated three times for the Golden Globe and twice for the Emmy. In private life she was married four times and has two children.
  • A sad story in Hollywood represents Loni Williston. She is the ex-wife of “Baywatch” star Jeremy Jackson, who was an acting colleague of David Hasselhoff. Although she walked the red carpets with Jeremy a few years ago, Loni is now without money and homeless. The misfortune started with domestic violence from Jeremy’s side, later he was sentenced to prison. Loni unfortunately could not break out of this downward spiral and currently lives on the street.
  • An American comedian and actress is Loni Love (born 1971). She began her career as a commentator on the radio and from there went to television, for example, in 2005 Loni was seen in the Nickelodeon program “Ned’s Ultimate School Madness”. Before her media career Loni was an engineer.

Pronunciation of Loni

Variants of the name Loni


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Popularity of the name Loni

The name Loni is ranked #4700 overall.

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