Khai

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
264
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Khai

User Submitted Origins

     Vietnamese
67%
     Arabic
17%
     Indian (Sanskrit)
8%
     Hawaiian
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Khai means "To declare, to state, to testify" and is of Vietnamese origin.
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Wiktionary

Sino-Vietnamese word from 開 (“open”)

Notable Persons Named Khai

Khải Định was royalty. They were most active from 1916 to 1925. Khải was born as the child of Emperor on October 8th, 1885. They passed away on November 6th, 1925.

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Khai Bua Ban is a monarch. He holds the title King and Monarch. His most notable accomplishments were from 1433 to 1436.

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Khai was born in 1763. They passed away in 1786.

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His career lasted from 1888 to 1894. Khai was born in 1864. He breathed his last breath on September 15th, 1919.

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Khai Brisco is an athlete for the Seattle Sounders FC Academy.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Khai

Nguyen was born in 1910. They left this life in 1941.

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Phan Văn Khải is a Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam. Phan was born on December 25th, 1933 in Củ Chi District, Vietnam.

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Hung was born in 1896. He died on November 17th, 1947.

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Hoàng was born in 1850. He left this life in 1933.

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They hold the title Prince Chiêu Minh. Trần was born as the child of Trần Thái Tông and Thuận Thiên (Trần dynasty empress) in 1241 in Hanoi. They passed away in 1294.

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Chan Seng Khai is an office holder. Chan was born on January 1st, 1953 in Kuching.

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How popular is the baby name Khai in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 5 0 5
1979 5 0 5
1980 9 0 9
1981 9 0 9
1982 7 0 7
1983 5 0 5
1984 6 0 6
1985 8 0 8
1986 8 0 8
1987 5 0 5
1988 10 0 10
1989 12 0 12
1990 14 0 14
1991 6 0 6
1992 7 0 7
1993 20 0 20
1994 17 0 17
1995 20 0 20
1996 20 0 20
1997 32 9 23
1998 24 7 17
1999 28 6 22
2000 22 0 22
2001 42 7 35
2002 42 8 34
2003 53 6 47
2004 56 8 48
2005 48 12 36
2006 65 14 51
2007 55 11 44
2008 55 12 43
2009 68 15 53
2010 85 20 65
2011 84 11 73
2012 80 15 65
2013 90 19 71
2014 136 17 119
2015 137 26 111
2016 140 16 124
2017 158 23 135
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Khai

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Khai as a first name

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Common last names for Khai

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Le

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Khai U.S.
  White 5.30% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 90.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Khai

People with the last name Khai are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Khai

  • How Popular is the name Khai? Khai is the 7,542nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Khai was the 73,464th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Khai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,693 babies born with the first name Khai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Khai to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Khai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Khai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Khai is Tuesday, July 1st, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Khai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Khai was in 2017 with a total of 135 babies.
  • Random Khai Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Khai is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Khai: Your name in reverse order is Iahk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hkai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Khai? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 264 people with the last name Khai.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Khai? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Khai as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
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