Meaning and name origin
Lalani \l(a)-la-ni\ as a girl's name is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Lalani is "heavenly lei; royal child of heaven". Lalani is a variant of Leilani (Hawaiian): a "lei" is the familiar Hawaiian necklace of flowers, shells or feathers. Only sporadically used as a given name.
Lalani is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lalani and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Leilani (#218). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).