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Gender: Female Meaning of Shivani: "life and death" Origin of Shivani: Hindi

The name Shivani is a girl's name of Hindi origin meaning "life and death". Shivani and is often added to lists like Girl Names That Mean Life and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven/Hell/Purgatory Themed Girls".

From the experts:

Shivani sounds fresh and powerful.

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Famous People Named Shivani

Shivani Bhai, Indian actress and model
Shivani Tanksale, Indian actress
Shivani Tomar, Indian actress
Shivani Ghai, British actress
Shivani Surve, Indian actress
Shiwani Saini, Indian actress

Pop Culture References for the name Shivani

Dr. Shivani 'Vani' Naran, character on New Zealand soap "Shortland Street"

Shivanie, Shivana, Shivanna, Shiva


Uchihasenpai Says:


Shivani actually means Goddess Parvati.

Giinkies Says:


I know a white girl with this name. I had to do a double take but it is a perfectly beautiful and respectable name,

DryLake Says:


A beautiful name with a peaceful and strong meaning. Love it.