• 186 Kalai
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Kalai

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

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons With the Name Kalai

Kalai Strode was an assistant film director. He was most active from 1970 to 2000. Kalai was given the name Woodrow Wilson Kalaeloa Strode on December 16th, 1946 in Hollywood. Kalai is also known as Kalaeloa Strode and W Kalaeloa Strode. He breathed his last breath on November 27th, 2014.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kalai

Gil Kalai is an influential individual. Gil was born in 1955.


Ehud Kalai is an important somebody in the fields of game theory and economics. Ehud was born on December 7th, 1942.


Leslie Kalai is a soccer player for the PRK Hekari United and Papua New Guinea national football team. Leslie was born on December 6th, 1984 in Papua New Guinea.


Hanoch Kalai was a noteworthy individual. Hanoch was born on March 13th, 1910 in Lithuania. He breathed his last breath on April 15th, 1979.


Youssef El Kalai is a noteworthy somebody. Youssef was born on March 1st, 1981.


Iosif Kalai is a soccer player for the FCM Bacău, CSM Jiul Petroșani, and FC Politehnica Iași. Iosif was born on January 1st, 1980 in Romania.


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

Fun Facts about the name Kalai

  • How Popular is the name Kalai? Kalai is the 26,963rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kalai was the 105,600th most popular name in 2010.
  • 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 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kalai is not a popular baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2001.
  • 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 Ialka. 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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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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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.