Other Origin(s):Indian, Japanese
Meaning:Dragon; Sea monster; Merchant caste group; Third son
Wani is an interesting name for boys. For starters, Wani is believed to be a dragon or sea monster in Japanese mythology. It’s also the surname of a merchant caste group in India and Pakistan. And in the Bari language, spoken by people across South Sudan, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, it translates as “third son.” Whether you’d like to pick Wani for such an occasion or you’d like to share your heritage, this is an endearing choice.
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