First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Kwai

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Kwai?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kwai mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kwai

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Kwai to us below

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The basic unit of money in China
  1. Alternative form of kuai (yuan, Chinese currency)

Notable Persons Named Kwai

Kwai Chang Caine is a shaolin kung fu.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kwai

Abel Alier Kwai is a First Vice President of Sudan, Second Vice President of Sudan, President of the High Executive Council of the Southern Sudan Autonomous Region, FirstVice President of Sudan, SecondVice President of Sudan, and President of the High Executive Council of the. Abel was born in 1933 in Bor District (South Sudan).


Where is the name Kwai popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Kwai as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Kwai as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in New York, California, or Hawaii.

Common last names for Kwai

  • Wong
  • Lee
  • Chan
  • Cheung
  • Chang
  • Lam
  • Fong
  • Ng

Fun Facts about the name Kwai

  • When was the first name Kwai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kwai is Friday, October 10th, 1873.
  • How unique is the name Kwai? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kwai. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kwai: Your name in reverse order is Iawk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akwi. How do you pronounce that?

What Kwais Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Kwai born Jan 25, 1981

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 New Zealand approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

Name poster for Kwai

Name poster for Kwai(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.