What does Leilani mean?
Leilani [leilani] as a girls' name is pronounced lay-LAH-nee. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Leilani is "heavenly lei; royal child of heaven". A "lei" is the familiar Hawaiian necklace of flowers, shells or feathers. It symbolizes regard and love for the person to whom it is given.
Leilani▲ has 1 variant: Lalani.Creative forms:
(female) Leillan, Leilleen, ..
(male) Leillan, Leillyn, .. Middle name pairings:
Leilani Samira (L.S.), ..
How popular is Leilani?
Leilani is a very prominent first name for females (#1440 out of 4276, Top 34%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Leilani was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #178 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Leilani▲ is alike in pronunciation to Liliana▲. Other recommended names are Ailani, Alani▲, Bethani, Britani, Iolani, Jelani, Kailani▲, Kalani▲, Keilana, Keilani, Kiani, Laila▲, Lani, Leala, Lean, Leana, Leann▼, Leeann▼, Leela, Leelah, Leia▲, Leiana, Leianne, Leida, Leila▲, Leilah, Leina, Leisa, Lela▼, Lelah▼, Leland, Lenai, Leni, Leola▼, Leoline, Leoni, Lesli, Levana, Levania, Lewana, Lexann, Leyla▲, Liana▲, Liane, Liann, Lila▲, Lilac, Lilach, Lilah▲, Lilas, Lili, Lilian▲, Liliane, Lilli, Lilyan, Lilyann, Livana, Loirane (see Loire), Luisana, Melani, Meloni, Miliani, Nalani, Noelani, Raelani, Talani, Tiani and Ulani. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leilani.See names in meaning and etymology.