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3k
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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 7 7 0
1948 8 8 0
1950 9 9 0
1951 9 9 0
1952 6 6 0
1953 5 5 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 7 7 0
1958 6 6 0
1959 5 5 0
1961 9 9 0
1962 5 5 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 6 6 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 8 8 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 9 9 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 6 6 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 9 9 0
1975 25 25 0
1976 16 16 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 16 16 0
1979 15 15 0
1980 19 19 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 7 7 0
1985 12 12 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 20 20 0
1988 21 21 0
1989 30 30 0
1990 30 30 0
1991 26 26 0
1992 25 25 0
1993 23 23 0
1994 31 31 0
1995 24 24 0
1996 21 21 0
1997 27 27 0
1998 46 46 0
1999 66 66 0
2000 46 46 0
2001 68 68 0
2002 84 84 0
2003 123 123 0
2004 134 134 0
2005 130 130 0
2006 136 136 0
2007 183 183 0
2008 136 136 0
2009 158 158 0
2010 211 211 0
2011 199 199 0
2012 222 222 0
2013 183 183 0
2014 165 165 0

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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.

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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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Nalani" mean? The list below shows the origins of Nalani as well as things modernly associated with the name Nalani such as celebrities named Nalani.

Polynesian / Hawaiian

Origin and Meaning of Nalani

The name "Nalani" is of Polynesian/Hawaiian origin, and it means "Heavens". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

Your name in reverse order is "Inalan". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nalnai". 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.

Past life for Nalani born Mar 5, 1996

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 Southern China approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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