US Popularity:1052
Other Origin(s):Hawaiian
Meaning:Gift of god; Toward the sea, seaward
Makai is a modern baby boy's name of Hawaiian and Hebrew origin. Inspired by the Hebrew name Matthew, Makai or Makaio means "gift of God" and may appeal to a parent with religious values. Makai is also linked to its Hawaiian roots, meaning “toward the sea” or “seaward,” keeping baby close to their home or tropical island. Nonetheless, this baby name will certainly stand out in the playground with its lyrical sound and original appeal.

Makai Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Makai is currently #1486 on The Bump
Boy:Makai is currently #420 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Makai is currently #1052 in U.S. births
Boy:Makai is currently #361 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 51
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • WordSense Dictionary, Makai

  • Behind the Name, Makai, May 2015

  • Merriam Webster, Makai

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