Meaning and name origin
Leilani \le(i)-la-ni\ as a girl's 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 form: Lalani.
Leilani is a very popular first name for females (#1440 out of 4276, Top 34%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Leilani for girls (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Keilani. This name tends to be less commonly used than Leilani.