Popularity:733
Origin:Hawaiian
Meaning:The heavens, sky; Royal one
Kalani is a gender-neutral name of Hawaiian origin. The sky is the limit for precious newborns with this timeless name, as it means the "Of the heavens or sky." To some, it also has regal connotations meaning royal one. Seeing as baby will have a new parent floating on cloud nine and feeling like they've found precious jewels, Kalani seems like a fitting choice!
Sources
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lanksy, pg. 177

  • WordSense, Kalani

  • Behind the Name, Kalani, February 2018

  • Ulukau Hawaiian Dictionary, lani

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