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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Nalani

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Polynesian/Hawaiian
  • Meaning: Heavens
  • #5083 All Time
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How popular is the name "Nalani" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1946770
1948880
1950990
1951990
1952660
1953550
1956660
1957770
1958660
1959550
1961990
1962550
1963660
1964660
1965660
1966990
1967880
1968550
1969660
1970990
1971660
1972660
1973990
1974990
197525250
197616160
197714140
197816160
197915150
198019190
198114140
198212120
1983660
1984770
198512120
198616160
198720200
198821210
198930300
199030300
199126260
199225250
199323230
199431310
199524240
199621210
199727270
199846460
199966660
200046460
200168680
200284840
20031231230
20041341340
20051301300
20061361360
20071831830
20081361360
20091581580
20102112110
20111991990
20122222220
20131831830
20141651650

Want to know about the populiarty of Nalani? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,907 babies born with the name Nalani in the United States. That's more than enough Nalanis to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1946 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nalani" was in 2012 with a total of 222 babies.

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nalani" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 12 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 68 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Nalani" mean?

Nalani (Polynesian/Hawaiian): Heavens

The name "Nalani" is of Polynesian/Hawaiian origin and it means "Heavens". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for activities, for you have many.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

I is for interest, you show in others.

Your name in reverse order is "Inalan". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nniala". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Nalani popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Nalani in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Nalani born Sep 26, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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