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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Kalai

  • How many people with the first name Kalai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 186 babies born with the first name Kalai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kalai to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kalai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kalai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kalai is Tuesday, August 28th, 1917.
  • What year had the most people named Kalai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kalai was in 2000 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Kalai Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kalai is not a popular baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Kalai: Your name in reverse order is Ialak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iakla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kalai? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 169 people with the last name Kalai.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kalai? Kalai is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Popularity of Kalai as a first name

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Popularity of Kalai as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kalai U.S.
  White 30.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 19.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 39.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kalai

People with the last name Kalai are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, Two or More Ethnicities, or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Spoken form of the biblical Sarai (“Sarai”).

  1. A female given name.

Other Inspirations for the Name Kalai

Kalai King
Kalai Kennedy
Kalai Singer
Kalai Strode
Kalai Bangladesh
Kalai Mathee
Kalai Music
Kalai Musician
Kalai Nesan
Kalai On My Mind

What does the name Kalai mean?

Kis for kid, the child within.

Ais for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Lis for loyalty, that you show.

Ais for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

Iis for intense, your zest of living.

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