Other Origin(s):Arabic, Chinese
Meaning:Living, vital, alive; Ocean
Hai is a boy’s name and surname of Arabic, Chinese, and Hebrew origin. As an Arabic name, it derives from the word hayy, meaning “alive,” “living,” or “vital.” A fitting name for a little one who’s full of life and energy! As a Hebrew name, it derives from the word chai, which has the same meaning as hayy. Alternatively, Hai may come from a Chinese surname meaning “ocean,” making it a lovely choice if you want to share your love of the sea with baby. Whichever meaning you prefer, this beautiful cross-cultural name is sure to help baby make friends wherever they go.
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