[ 3 syll. lei-la-ni, le-il-ani ] The baby girl name Leilani is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced Ley-LAA-Niy- †. Leilani is of Hawaiian origin and it is used mainly in English. The name Leilani means 'heavenly flower'.
Leilani has 22 forms. Forms of the name include Lailani, Lailanie, Lalanea, Lalanee, Lalaney, Lalani, Lalanie, Lalany, Laylani, Leia, Leilanea, Leilanee, Leilaney, Leilanie, Leilany, Leiloni, and Lelanie. Other English forms include the shortening Lei, and the spelling variants Lealani, Lelani, and Lelonni. The spelling variant Leylani (Hawaiian) is a foreign form.
Leilani is popular as a baby girl name, and it is also perceived as trendy. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1990s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.136% of baby girls were named Leilani. It had a ranking of #120 then. Out of all girl names in its family, Leilani was the most popular in 2018. Leilani was twice as popular as the next ranked name, Leia, in that year. Leilani has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.
Baby names that sound like Leilani include Lailani, Laylani, Leylani, Lainy, Laione, Lalanee, Lalaney, Lalani, Laleema, Lamani, Lamaya, Lamia, Lamoni, Laulani, Lealani, Leana, Leanna, Leannie, Lee Anna, and Leiana.
† Pronunciation for Leilani: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"