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Kalani (girl)

What does Kalani mean?

Kalani Pronunciation of Kalani [kalani] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Kalani) is pronounced kah-LAH-nee. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Kalani is "the heavens, sky; royal one".

Associated with: royal (queen).

Variations

Kalani has 4 variants: Kailani, Kalaine, Kalana and Kaloni.

Creative forms:
(female) Kaylani, Kellani, ..

(male) Kalane, Kalasi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kalani Felicity (K.F.), ..

How popular is Kalani?

Kalani is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#46000 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name history of Kalani for girls. Kalani was first listed in 2002 and reached its top position of #841 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Kailani (#875 via latest list) is the only other prominent variation form of Kalani (#841 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Kalani were popular in 2015 (median #858). Kailani and Kalani are two of the more fashionable baby names among these.

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

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

Similar Names

Kalani is alike in pronunciation to Calina, Kaleena, Kalena, Kalina, Keilana, Keilani and Kolina. Other suggested similar names are Ailani, Alani, Iolani, Jelani, Kaandi, Kaelene, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kailan, Kailene, Kailin, Kailyn, Kala, Kalae, Kalah, Kalan, Kaleen, Kalei, Kalen, Kalene, Kali, Kalin, Kalindi, Kallan, Kalli, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kamari, Kanani, Kani, Karan, Katana, Kayana, Kayann, Kaylan, Kaylanne, Kaylen, Kaylene, Kaylin, Kaylinn, Kaylyn, Kaylynn, Keelan, Kellan, Kiani, Klari, Kylen, Kylene, Kylin, Lalani, Malana, Malanie, Melani, Nalani, Raelani, Rajani, Talani and Ulani. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalani.

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