Kahlani Name Meaning

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Fact: In Hawaiian or Polynesian culture, the name Kahlani may carry symbolic meanings related to the sky, heavens, or celestial bodies, reflecting themes of beauty, spirituality, and wonder.

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A Deep Dive

Kahlani Overview

Meaning

The heavens, sea and sky

Gender

Girl

Origin

Hawaiian

Etymology

Likely derived from the Hawaiian name “Kalani,” meaning “the heavens” or “sky.”

Pronunciation

/kɑˈlɑː.ni/

Popularity

Kahlani is a relatively uncommon name globally but has gained some recognition in recent years. Recently, Kahlani has not ranked within the top 1000 names for girls in the USA.

Syllable

3 syllables

Length

7 letters

Numerology

11 (Intuitive, Idealistic, Spiritual)

Name Styles

Exotic, Unique, Cool

Associated Traits

Creative, serene, compassionate, unique

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

The name Kahlani is often associated with nature and the beauty of the heavens, reflecting Hawaiian cultural values.
A Deep Dive

Kahlani Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Kalani, Kahlan, Kaloni, Kahalani, Kalanni, Kehlani, Kailani, Kalaine, Kaelani

Common Nicknames

Kali, Lani, Kahl, Kala, Kani

Diminutives

Kahl, Lani, Kala, Kani

Famous People

  • Kahlani Slater
    (Australian Model)
  • Kahlani Ching
    (Canadian Synchronized Swimmer)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Kahlani
    ("The Kahlani Chronicles," TV Series)
  • Kahlani Matthews
    ("The Guardian's Secret," Novel)
  • "Kahlani's Melody"
    (Song)
  • Kahlani Stone
    ("Mystic Warriors," Film)
  • Kahlani Brooks
    ("Summer of Dreams," Film)

Places

  • Kahlani City
    (California, USA)
  • Kahlani Park
    (Hawaii, USA)
  • Kahlani River
    (British Columbia, Canada)
  • Kahlani Beach
    (Florida, USA)
  • Kahlani Lake
    (Ontario, Canada)
  • Kahlani Island
    (Queensland, Australia)

What Is the Meaning of Kahlani?

Kahlani means “sea and sky.” This name often suggests a personality that is serene and expansive, embodying qualities of tranquility and vastness.

What Is the Origin of The Name Kahlani?

Kahlani has Hawaiian origins. It is derived from the Hawaiian words “ka” (the) and “lani” (heaven or sky).

Kahlani Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Kahlani in the U.S. over the Years

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Annual Statistics Breakdown for Kahlani

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
2023975
(+25 from 2022)
263
(+2 from 2022)
0.01504
20221000
(-35 from 2021)
261
(-7 from 2021)
0.01456
2021965
(+159 from 2020)
268
(+54 from 2020)
0.01496
20201124
(+56 from 2019)
214
(+15 from 2019)
0.01211
20191180
(+280 from 2018)
199
(+49 from 2018)
0.01085
20181460
(+456 from 2017)
150
(+45 from 2017)
0.00807
20171916
(+1016 from 2016)
105
(+48 from 2016)
0.00556
20162932
(+2352 from 2015)
57
(+32 from 2015)
0.00294
20155284
(+7780 from 2014)
25
(+18 from 2014)
0.00128
201413064
(+280 from 2011)
7
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0.00036
20130
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0
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0.0000
20120
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0
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0.0000
201113344
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7
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0.00036
201013441
(+4058 from 2008)
7
(+2 from 2008)
0.00036
20090
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0
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0.0000
200817499
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5
(-1 from 2007)
0.00024
200715491
(-1648 from 2003)
6
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0.00028
20060
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0.0000
20050
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20040
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0.0000
200313843
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6
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20020
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American States Popularity Rankings for Kahlani

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#9852021#9232022#10742023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#7652021#12892022#6252023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#5772021#5942022#5982023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#5402021#5692022#6092023

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#13032021#22982022#15742023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#12692021#12762022#9862023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#5472021#7092022#8032023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#6712021#8222022#10722023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#8092021#9752022#9982023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#4542021#3642022#5932023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#4642021#5112022#6592023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#8282020#13222021#11942022

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#11482021#10102022#6242023

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#9942020#7482021#5772022

Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi (MS) flagMississippi (MS)#5932021#5972022#2982023

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#8462021#4812022#7552023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#10372018#8992019#7682022

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#10912020#9982021#11262022

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#6982019#9022023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#12342021#10792023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#11192021

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#6672023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#11712023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#11612018

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#6232023

Popularity Rankings for Kahlani in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

No popularity data available for the name Kahlani in other countries and American territories.

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Kahlani a Name for Boys or Girls?

Kahlani is often chosen for girls, thanks to its delicate and enchanting nature that stands out as a beautiful female name.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Kahlani

  • Kalani
  • Kahlan
  • Kaloni
  • Kahalani
  • Kalanni
  • Kehlani
  • Kailani
  • Kalaine
  • Kaelani
  • Kali
  • Lani
  • Kahl
  • Kala
  • Kani
  • Kahl
  • Lani
  • Kala
  • Kani

Kahlani in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Kahlani Slater (Model, born 2001): An Australian model known for her work with various international fashion brands and magazines.
  • Kahlani Ching (Athlete, born 1990): A Canadian synchronized swimmer who has competed in national and international competitions.
  • Kahlani ("The Kahlani Chronicles," 2021 TV Series): Follows a young woman named Kahlani as she discovers her magical heritage and battles dark forces.
  • Kahlani Matthews ("The Guardian's Secret," 2019 Novel): A fantasy novel where Kahlani embarks on a quest to protect her kingdom from ancient evils.
  • "Kahlani's Melody" (2020 Song by Various Artists): A soulful song celebrating love and resilience.
  • Kahlani Stone ("Mystic Warriors," 2018 Film): A warrior princess who fights to save her people from invaders.
  • Kahlani Brooks ("Summer of Dreams," 2022 Film): A coming-of-age drama about Kahlani pursuing her dream of becoming a singer while navigating family challenges.
  • Kahlani ("Ocean's Call," 2020 Children's Book): A story about a young girl named Kahlani who befriends a magical sea creature and learns the importance of protecting the ocean.
  • Kahlani Foster ("Distant Horizons," 2023 TV Series): A sci-fi series following Kahlani as she explores new planets and uncovers intergalactic conspiracies.
  • "Kahlani's Journey" (2021 Graphic Novel): A graphic novel where Kahlani travels through fantastical realms to find her true purpose.
  • Kahlani Rivers ("City Lights," 2021 Album): An album by a pop artist featuring songs about city life and personal growth.
  • Kahlani ("Echoes of the Past," 2019 Video Game): A video game where players control Kahlani, a heroine on a mission to restore peace in her war-torn homeland.
  • Kahlani City (California, USA): A small city in California known for its cultural diversity and vibrant community events.
  • Kahlani Park (Hawaii, USA): A public park in Hawaii known for its lush greenery and recreational facilities.
  • Kahlani River (British Columbia, Canada): A river in British Columbia known for its clear waters and scenic beauty, popular for fishing and kayaking.
  • Kahlani Beach (Florida, USA): A beautiful beach in Florida known for its white sands and clear waters, ideal for swimming and sunbathing.
  • Kahlani Lake (Ontario, Canada): A serene lake in Ontario, popular for boating, fishing, and its picturesque surroundings.
  • Kahlani Island (Queensland, Australia): An island in the Great Barrier Reef known for its vibrant coral reefs and marine life.
  • Kahlani Hills (New South Wales, Australia): A range of hills in New South Wales known for their hiking trails and panoramic views.
  • Kahlani Gardens (Victoria, Australia): A botanical garden in Victoria known for its diverse plant collections and peaceful walking paths.
  • Kahlani Bay (New Zealand): A bay in New Zealand known for its stunning coastal scenery and recreational activities like kayaking and fishing.
  • Kahlani Forest (British Columbia, Canada): A forested area in British Columbia known for its hiking trails and diverse wildlife.

Similar Names to Kahlani

  • Marisol
  • Oceane
  • Nerida
  • Tallulah
  • Cordelia
  • Malia
  • Moana
  • Merida
  • Naia

Sibling Names for Kahlani

  • Seraphina
  • Amaya
  • Elowen
  • Lorelei
  • Marigold
  • Juniper
  • Zinnia

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