[ 3 syll. kai-ri, ka-iri ] The baby girl name Kairi is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced KAA-iy-Riy- †. Kairi's origin and use are both in the Japanese language. The name Kairi means 'ocean village'.
Kairi is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only very light use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.022% of baby girls were named Kairi. It had a ranking of #713 then. Out of all girl names in its family, Kairi was the most frequently used in 2018. Kairi has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.
Baby names that sound like Kairi include Kallirroe, Kaori, Kaoru, Kery, Kerye, Kiara, Kiriah, Kishori, Kokoro, Kyara, Kyrie, Kyry, Caree, Cassarah, Chiara, Ciara, Coreah, Curreah, Quesare, and Xxavier.
† English pronunciation for Kairi: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"