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What does Kailani mean?

Kailani Pronunciation of Kailani [kailani] as a girls' name is pronounced kye-LAH-nee. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Kailani is "sea and sky".

Affiliated girl name: Kalani.

Associated with: sea, sky (heaven).


Creative forms:
(female) Kaillan, Kailna, ..

(male) Kailman, Kailney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kailani Baylee (K.B.), ..

How popular is Kailani?

Kailani is a rare first name for women and a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kailani was first listed in 2004 and reached its peak rank of #875 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kailani name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kailani outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. The only other prominent variation form of Kailani (#875 in recent rankings) is Kalani (#841 in recent rankings). Adoption of these relations of Kailani was common among parents in 2015 (median #858). Kalani and Kailani are two of the more trendy names for newborns here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kailani, Kalani in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kailani and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kailani is alike in pronunciation to Kalana, Kalena, Kalina, Kaloni, Keilana and Keilani. Other recommended names are Ailani, Kaelene, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kaila, Kailagh, Kailah, Kailan, Kaileen, Kailene, Kaili, Kailin, Kailyn, Kailynne, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kalaine, Kalan, Kalen, Kalene, Kalin, Kallan, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kanani, Kaylan, Kaylanne, Kaylen, Kaylene, Kaylin, Kaylinn, Kaylyn, Kaylynn, Keelan, Kellan, Kiani, Lalani, Leilani, Nalani, Raelani and Talani. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kailani.

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