What does Kalei mean?
Kalei /ka-lei/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced kah-LAY-ee. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Kalei is "the flower wreath; the beloved".
Related girl name: Callie.Kreatif forms: Kakei, Kaslei, Keilei. [more]
How popular is Kalei?
Kalei is an unusual given name for women. Kalei is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent varying form of Kalei (outside Top 1000) is Callie (#186 last year). Adoption of this girl name reached its apex during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.854%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.814%, down 4.7%). Callie (#186) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here, with this name undergoing a rebound in usage. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Kalei and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Kalei is pronounced similarly to Calee, Caley, Cali▲, Calli, Kaelee, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kahlei, Kahley, Kahli, Kailee▼, Kailey▲, Kaili, Kala▼, Kalae, Kalah, Kalee, Kaleigh▼, Kaley▼, Kali▲, Kalie, Kalla, Kallee, Kalley, Kalli, Kallie▲, Kally, Kaly, Kaylea, Kaylee▲, Kaylei, Kayley▼, Kayli▼, Kealey, Kelli▼, Kilea, Kilee, Kiley▼, Kylea, Kylee▲, Kyley and Kyli. Other recommended similar baby names are Kahle, Kalen, Kalle, Kayle, Klea and Kyle▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalei.