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What does Leilani mean?

Leilani \le(i)-la-ni\ 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.


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)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Leilani for girls. Leilani was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #218 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leilani name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A recommended similar baby name is Keilani. This name tends to be less frequently used than Leilani.