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Gender: Female Origin of Joni: Spelling variation of Joanie

The name Joni is a girl's name . Joni and is often added to lists like Musician Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Only for hard-core fans of folksinger Joni Mitchell.

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Famous People Named Joni

Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell, Canadian singer-songwriter
Joni James (born Joan Carmella Babbo), American pop singer
Joni Kay Ernst, U.S. Senator from Iowa
Joni Eareckson Tada, American Christian author and radio host
Joni Mason Brown (b. 2011), daughter of Zac & Shelly Brown

Pop Culture References for the name Joni

Joni Allgood, character in 2010 film "The Kids Are All Right"
Joni Stafford, character on American soap "All My Children"
Joni Jerome, character in film "The Odd Life of Timothy Green"
"Hey Joni", a song by American band Sonic Youth

Jony, Jonee


paulapuddephatt Says:


I love hearing this, just because Joni Mitchell is such a positive association for me. It would make a cute and unusual baby name.

faithnamer Says:


I really like this name! I'm a fan of Joni Mitchell, so this name has nice connotations for me. :)

CocoWhite Says:


Cute, but could easily be mistaken for a creative spelling of Johnny.