home > girl names > lani

Lani - Meaning of Lani

What does Lani mean?

Meaning of the name LaniLaineyLaneyKalaniLannieLanitaLanyKaloniLaneeLainieLaneiLanikaiLanneyLaniaLannyLainiLaenieLanniKealaniLanieLainy

[ 2 syll. la-ni, lan-i ] The baby girl name Lani is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced as LAA-Niy- †. Lani's language of origin is Hawaiian. It is predominantly used in Hawaiian and English. It is derived literally from the word lani with the meaning 'heaven, sky'. This is also a common element found in longer Hawaiian names.

In addition, Lani is a form (Hawaiian) of the English and Hawaiian Kalani.

Lani is also a shortening of the Hawaiian Kealani.

Lani has 15 forms. Forms of the name include Lainey, Laini, Lainie, Lainy, Lanee, Lanei, Lania, Lanie, Lanikai, Lanita, Lanney, Lanni, Lannie, Lanny, and Lany.

See also the related categories, heaven (god), sky, element, and hawaiian.

Lani is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1979 with 0.008% of baby girls being named Lani. It was #989 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a drop in frequency since then, and is currently of only irregular use. In 2017, among the family of girl names directly related to Lani, Lainey was the most widely used. In the last century Lani has primarily been a baby girl name.

Baby names that sound like Lani include Lannie, Lanny, Loni, Lonie, Lonnie, Lonny, Laeni, Laenie, Lainey, Laini, Lainie, Lami, Lamya, Lana, Lanae, Lanee, Lanei, Laney, Lanie, and Lanna.

† Pronunciation for Lani: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


Meaning of Lani Meaning of Lainey Meaning of Lanny Meaning of Lannie Meaning of Lanita Meaning of Lanie Meaning of Delaney Meaning of Eleanor Meaning of Lane Meaning of Alana Meaning of Lana Meaning of Lanny Meaning of Anita Meaning of Lonnie Meaning of Kealani Meaning of Kea Meaning of Kalani Meaning of Keilana Meaning of Okalani Meaning of Kalani Meaning of Lani
Baby Name Explorer for Lani

Lani Popularity Charts

Variant Popularity Chart 
for Lani 
in 2017
Popularity Trend 
for Lani 
from 1900 to 2017
Variant Popularity Trend 
for Lani 
from 1900 to 2017

Popularity Trend 
for Lani 
from 1900 to 2017

Popularity Trend 
for Lani 
from 1900 to 2017
Legend:
blue:boy name
red:girl name
italics:unisex name
bold:primary name







Copyright © 2009-2019 Baby Names Pedia. All rights reserved.