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What does Leilani mean?

Leilani /leil-ani/ 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.

Associated with: royal (queen), heaven, flowers

Variations

Leilani has 1 variant: Lalani.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Leillan, Leilleen, ..

(male) Leillan, Leillyn, ..

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)

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Shown below is the baby name history of Leilani for girls. Leilani was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #218 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

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NAMES LIKE LEILANI

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.


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