[ 2 syll. ka-li, kal-i ] The baby boy name Kali is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is KAA-Liy- †. Kali is a Hawaiian name of Old English and Hebrew origin. See Kali for more information.
In addition, Kali is a Hawaiian variant of the name Gary (English and German).
Kali is also a contraction of the name Kalil (Hebrew and English).
See also the related category hebrew.
Kali is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Kali, Gary was the most commonly used in 2018. Kali has in the past century been predominantly given to girls.
† English pronunciation for Kali: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"