Mani (name)

Mani (Sanskrit for "jewel, gem"), is a common proper name in South Asia. It is most common in Pakistan and India.


Given name



There are a number of unrelated names also spelled Mani, some of them hypokoristic, such as German Mani for Manfred.

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