Meaning and Name Origin
Kalani is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#33546 out of 88799, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Kalani and corresponding names. Kailani (#980 a year ago) is the only prominent variation form of Kalani (#unlisted). This girl name was at the top of its popularity in the year 2013 and is almost as popular today. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Kalani is alike in pronunciation to Kalena, Kalina and Keilani. Other suggested similar baby names are Kailan, Kalan, Kalen, Kalene, Kalin, Kallan, Kalyn▼, Kalynn, Kanani, Kaylan, Lalani, Nalani and Talani. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalani.