Origin:African
Popularity:2627
Meaning:Mighty, great, strong
Tenacity and strength are always qualities to hope for in baby, and with the name Jelani, you may just get what you wish for. African in origin, Jelani means “strong,” “great,” or “mighty,” and is most often used by African-American parents. Pronounced Jeh-LAHN-ee, this gender-neutral name will give baby a legacy of fortitude that will always make them proud.

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