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Girl Names Ending with -lani

Lani ending baby names and what they mean, with 16 results. -lani names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in 2018 (USAGE OF 0.4%). The most fashionable names for newborns in this list are Leilani (#120), Kailani (#389), Alani (#347), Ailani (#756) and Kalani (#583), while Salani (TOP 75%) and Malani (53%) are common -lani last names.

-lani names

Ailani - Ulani


Derivative of Hawaiian element. "High chief." Ailany is also a moderately common birth name. See also Ailene.


Form of Alana. Root fr. Old German, Hawaiian words. "Precious; awakening." Popular as last name, and Alani (TOP 43%) is comparable to popular surnames Ajani (TOP 72%), Asani (60%), which also end with -ani. See also Alyne.

Form of Iolana. Origin fr. Hawaiian. "To soar like the hawk." Ioladi and Iolain are creative variations. See also Ilane.

Form of Je-. Stems fr. American word. Combination of the Je prefix with .. Not much used as a baby name.


Origin fr. Hawaiian. "Sea and sky." Kailani became more trendy in 2018, gaining +230 positions as a children's name to reach #389. See also Kailin.

Kalani and variants

Kalani, var. Kailani2
From Hawaiian. "The heavens, sky; royal one." Adoption of Kalani and variants was widespread in 2018.


Origin fr. Hawaiian element. "Heaven, sky; glorious and royal one." Adoption of Keilani as a girls' name in 2018 was up 40.9% compared to a year ago. See also Kailan.


Root fr. Hawaiian. "Sky." A slightly offbeat birth name, Lani occurs more conventionally as a last name. See also Lali.

Leilani and variants

Leilani, var. Lalani
Root fr. Hawaiian language. "Heavenly lei; royal child of heaven." Leilani is commonplace as a birth name compared to Lalani.


Form of Melanie. Derived fr. Greek word. "Black, dark." Melani became more popular in 2018, gaining +217 rankings as a baby name to reach #1175. See also Jelani.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -lani names: Ailani, Alani, Kailani, Kalani, Keilani

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -lani names: Lani, Leilani, Melani, Nalani, Noelani


Var. of Na-. Derivative of American. Combination of the Na prefix with .. Usage of Nalani as a girls' name in 2018 was 25.1% more than the previous year.

From Hawaiian element. "Serenity of the skies." Adoption of Nalani as a baby name in 2018 was up significantly compared to the previous decade. See also Nolan.


Based on Hawaiian word. "Mist of heaven." Rare, with usage of 0.007% for Noelani as a children's name in 2018, higher than 0.006% a year ago. See also Noelene.

Form of Rae. Origin fr. Hebrew language. "Ewe." Raelani is seldom used as a girls' name.

Var. of Ta-. Stems fr. American. .. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second .. Not much used as a birth name.

Based on Hawaiian element. "Cheerful." A quaint girls' name.

Quick Reference

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

1. Ailani - Ulani
Ailani, Alana [Alani], Iolana [Iolani], Je- [Jelani], Kailani, Kalani [Kailani], Keilani, Lani, Leilani [Lalani], Melanie [Melani], Na- [Nalani], Nalani, Noelani, Rae [Raelani], Ta- [Talani], Ulani

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