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Girl Names Ending with -ai

Ai ending baby names and what they mean, with 18 results. -ai names are used more often as masculine names. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity less than a decade ago and have remained as popular to this day. Sarai (#440) and Kai (#895) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list, while Wai (TOP 16%) and Thai (3%) are popular -ai last names.

-ai names

Abbigai - Sherai

Var. of Abigail. Root fr. Hebrew language. "Father of exaltation." Abigai is a somewhat popular kid's name.

Derived fr. Hebrew element. "God is just." Also used for boys. Unusual, but Adlai is comparable to common -ai last names Addai (UPPER 67%), Anzai (38%).

Stems fr. Vietnamese element. "Feminine." Cai is not often adopted as a birth name. Gender-neutral name.

Chantarai, Chantai
Forms of Chantal. Source fr. Old French. "Stone." Chantai and Chantarai were not Top birth names in 2015.

Origin fr. Japanese language. "Great." Gender-neutral name. Dai is sparsely used as a feminine name, appearing frequently (TOP 7%) as a last name.

Var. of Gay. From Old French language. "Blithe, cheerful." A quirky girls' name, Gai is found more commonly as a surname.

Janae and variants

Jenai, Janai
Var. of Janae. Stems fr. American language. A favored contemporary variant of Jan .. Jenai is novel as a baby name among the forms of Janae.


Var. of Kay. Most often used as a short .. Cross-gender use. Kai was favored as a baby name today.

Root fr. Hawaiian language. "The sea." Also used for boys. Kai became more popular in 2015, gaining +105 rankings as a baby name to reach #895.

Lanai1, var. Lenai
Root fr. Hawaiian language. "Porch." Lanai and Lenai are seldom used as children's names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ai names: Janai, Kai, Mai, Sarai

Var. of La-. Derivative of American. Combination of the La prefix with .. Lanai is not a Top 2000 name.


Nickname of Margit and Maria. Mai is a conventional (UPPER 22%) female name, and is found commonly (UPPER 2%) as a last name.

Form of Rosae. .. Rose with the ae ending. Unique. Rosai is not listed in the US Demographics. See also Risa.


Form of Sarah. Derivative of Hebrew element. "Princess." Sarai was popular as a birth name in 2013 and has remained common. See also Sharay.

Form of Shadiya. Based on Arabic language. "Singer." Rather quirky as a baby name. See also Shadoe.

Form of Shanti. Derived fr. Hindi language. "Peaceful." Unusual. Shantai is not listed in the US Demographics. See also Shawntae.

Form of Sharde. Based on Yoruban word. "Honor confers a crown." Sardai and Sharte are creative forms.

Form of Cheryl. Root fr. French, Greek elements. "Cherry fruit; green gemstone." Not that prominent as a children's name. See also Sera.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ai names for girls.

1. Abbigai - Sherai
Abigail [Abbigai], Adlai, Cai, Chantal [Chantai, Chantarai], Dai, Gay [Gai], Janae [Janai, Jenai], Kay [Kai], Kai, Lanai [Lenai], La- [Lanai], Mai, Rosae [Rosai], Sarah [Sarai], Shadiya [Shadai], Shanti [Shantai], Sharde [Shardai], Cheryl [Sherai]

Usage comparison for -ai names