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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Cayla and variantsKailie, Kailey2, Kaileigh2
Var. of Cayla. Source fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Slim and fair." Kailie and variants were popular a decade ago and are now less conventional.

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.

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

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.

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

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

Catherine and variantsKaity1, Kaitrionaugh, Kaitriona1, Kaitrinna1, Kaitrine1, Kaitlinne, Kaitrin1, Kaitlin1, Kaitie1, Kaitey, Kait1
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 variantsKaity2, Kaitriona2, Kaitrinna2, Kaitrinn, Kaitrine2, Kaitlyn, Kaitrin2, Kaitlinn, Kaitlin2, Kaitie2, Kaitee, Kait2
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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