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Girl Names Starting with Kai-

Kai- baby names and what they mean, with 25 results. Kai- names are used more often as feminine names. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread 15 years ago (adoption of 1%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.3%, 74%), with names such as Kaitlynn becoming less trendy. Kai (#895), Kaia (#446) and Kailani (#875) are three of the more trendy baby names here, while Kaing (top 51%) and Kaim (33%) are common Kai- last names.

Kai- names

Kai - Kait | Kait - Kaitrina

Kai - Kait

Kai and variantsKai1, var. Kaia1
Origin fr. Hawaiian. "The sea." Kai and Kaia became more popular in 2015, gaining on average +105 positions as baby names with Kai leading the upswing.

KaiKai2
Var. of Kay. Most often used as a short .. Widely used, with usage of 0.013% for Kai as a baby name in 2015, higher than 0.011% the year before. Also used for boys.

KaiaKaia2
Form of Kaya. Root fr. Japanese, Zulu, Turkish, Hopi, Hindi words. "Restful place, yew tree, forgiveness." Kamia is also a slightly favored girl's name. See also Kaija.

Kaidee
Var. of Kady. Root fr. American word. Variant of Katy or Cady. Kaiet and Kaiti are creative variations. See also Kaitee.

Kaija1
Var. of Hava. Derivative of Hebrew element. "Life, animal." Unusual. Compare Kaija with common last names Kawaja (upper 81%), Koja (85%), which also end with -ja. See also Kasya.

Kaija2
Var. of Chava. Stems fr. Hebrew word. "Life." Kaila (top 92%), Kaja (54%) are common last names. See also Kaira.

Kaila and variantsKaila1, var. Kailah1
From Hebrew, Hawaiian languages. "The laurel crown; style." Kailah and variants were favored by parents 2 decades ago and have become less conventional, with Kaila becoming less stylish.

Kaila2, Kailagh, Kailah2
Var. of Kayla. Root fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Slim and fair." Kaila has faded in popularity as a baby name since 1991.

Kaylin and variantsKailan, Kaileen, Kailene, Kailin, Kailyn, Kailynne
Forms of Kaylin. Origin fr. American element. Variant of Caitlin, Kayla or Kaylee .. Kailyn is in the Top 2000.

KailaniKailani1
Stems fr. Hawaiian element. "Sea and sky." Used frequently as a birth name, Kailani is comparable to the familiar Keilani.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kai- names: Kai, Kaia, Kaila, Kailah, Kailani

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kai- names: Kailee, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kaili, Kailyn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kai- names: Kaira, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn

Kailani2
Var. of Kalani. From Hawaiian word. "The heavens, sky; royal one." Kailani is popular as a birth name among the forms of Kalani. See also Kallan.

Kaylee and variantsKailee, Kaileigh1, Kailey1, Kaili
Var. of Kaylee. Origin fr. Gaelic word. "Slender." Kailee, Kailey, etc. are hardly found as female names.

Cayla and variantsKaileigh2, Kailey2, Kailie
Var. of Cayla. Source fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Slim and fair." Kailie and variants were popular a decade ago and are now less conventional.

KaileyKailey3
Form of Kalila. Stems fr. Arabic. "Darling, beloved." Usage of Kailey as a children's name in 2015 was down 57.6% compared to 10 years ago. See also Kaila.

KairaKaira1
Form of Kyra. Root fr. Greek word. "Lord." Less popular today. Kaira was last listed in 1999 in the Top 2000. See also Karry.

Kaira2
Var. of Cara. Source fr. Latin, Irish, Gaelic. "Beloved; friend." Used somewhat frequently as a girls' name, Kaira is comparable to the familiar Kari. See also Kora.

Kaira3
Form of Kara. Based on Latin language. "Beloved." Adoption of Kaira peaked 16 years ago. See also Keara.

Kaissie
Form of Casey. Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Alert, watchful." Unique. Kaissie (cf. Kassie, Kessie) ends with -sie.

Catherine and variantsKait1, Kaitey, Kaitie1, Kaitlin1, Kaitlinne, Kaitrine1, Kaitrin1, Kaitrinna1, Kaitriona1, Kaitrionaugh, Kaity1
Var. of Catherine. Source fr. Greek word. "Pure." Kait, Kaity, etc. became less popular in 2015, falling -311 positions as baby names with Kaitlin leading the decline.

Katherine and variantsKait2, Kaitee, Kaitie2, Kaitlin2, Kaitlinn, Kaitrin2, Kaitlyn, Kaitrine2, Kaitrinn, Kaitrinna2, Kaitriona2, Kaity2
Forms of Katherine. Stems fr. Greek word. "Pure." Kaitlin and Kaitlyn are Top 2000 baby names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Kai- names for girls.

1. Kai - Kait
Kai [Kaia], Kay [Kai], Kaya [Kaia], Kady [Kaidee], Hava [Kaija], Chava [Kaija], Kaila [Kailah], Kayla [Kaila, Kailah, Kailagh], Kaylin [Kailan, Kailin, Kailyn, Kaileen, Kailene, Kailynne], Kailani, Kalani [Kailani], Kaylee [Kaili, Kailee, Kailey, Kaileigh], Cayla [Kailie, Kailey, Kaileigh], Kalila [Kailey], Kyra [Kaira], Cara [Kaira], Kara [Kaira], Casey [Kaissie], Catherine [Kaity, Kaitrin, Kaitlin, Kaitrine, Kaitlinne, Kaitrinna, Kaitriona, Kaitrionaugh, ..], Katherine [Kaity, Kaitlyn, Kaitrin, Kaitlinn, Kaitrinn, Kaitrine, Kaitriona, Kaitrinna, ..]


Kate [Kait, Kaite, Kaitlin], Caitlin [Kaitlin, Kaitlan, Kaitlyn, Kaitlann, Kaitlinn, Kaitlynn], Kathleen [Kaitlin, Kaitlinn], Kaitlin [Kaitlan, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Kaitleen, Kaitlynne], Katrina [Kaitrina, Kaitrona]

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