[ 1 syll. lei, le-i ] The baby girl name Lei is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced Liy- †. Lei's language of origin is Hawaiian. It is predominantly used in Chinese and Hawaiian. The meaning of Lei is 'a garland of flowers'.
Lei is a shortening of the English Leilani.
A form of Lei is the Chinese and Hawaiian shortening Lei.
Lei is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Lei, Leilani was the most popular.
† English pronunciation for Lei: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"