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Kalani (girl)

What does Kalani mean?

Kalani Pronunciation of Kalani as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Kalani) is pronounced kah-LAH-nee. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Kalani is "the heavens, sky; royal one".


ASSOCIATED WITH royal (queen)


VARIANTS Kailani, Kalana, Kalaine, Kaloni



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How popular is Kalani?

Kalani is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#46000 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kalani was first listed in 2002 and reached its top position of #542 in the U.S. in the year 2017, and is presently at #583. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalani name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Kailani (#389 VIA LATEST LIST) is the only other prominent variation form of Kalani (#583) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Kalani were popular in 2018 (MEDIAN #486). Kailani and Kalani are two of the more fashionable baby names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalani, Kailani in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kalani and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kalani is alike in pronunciation to Calina, Kaleena, Kalena, Kalina, Keilana, Keilani and Kolina. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ailani, Alani, Iolani, Jelani, Kaandi, Kaelene, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kailan, Kailene, Kailin, Kailyn, Kala, Kalae, Kalah, Kalan, Kaleen, Kalei, Kalen, Kalene, Kali, Kalin, Kalindi, Kallan, Kalli, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kamari, Kanani, Kani, Karan, Katana, Kayana, Kayann, Kaylan, Kaylanne, Kaylen, Kaylene, Kaylin, Kaylinn, Kaylyn, Kaylynn, Keelan, Kellan, Kiani, Klari, Kylen, Kylene, Kylin, Lalani, Malana, Malanie, Melani, Nalani, Raelani, Rajani, Talani and Ulani. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalani.

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