Leilani

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28k
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since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Leilani

"Leilani" is a name of Polynesian / Hawaiian origin, and it means "Heavenly Flower". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name borrowed from Hawaiian.

Leilani was also found in the following language(s): Hawaiian

Notable Persons Named Leilani

Leilani was born on October 1st, 1992 in Lancaster, California, U.S.

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Lani Hall is a jazz, music of latin america, pop music, and brazilians singing, lyricist, author, and record producer. She plays Percussion instrument and Vocals. She was most active from 1965 to present. Lani was given the name Leilani Hall on November 6th, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Lani is also known as Lani Hall Alpert.

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Leilani Kai is a wrestler. Leilani was born on January 23rd, 1960 in Tampa, Florida, United States.

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She was most active from 1985 to 2007. Leilani was given the name Leilani Sarelle Figalan on September 28th, 1966 in Valencia, Santa Clarita , California.

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Leilani Jones is an actress. She was most prominent from 1982 to 1982. Leilani was born Leilani Jones on May 14th, 1957 in Oahu.

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Leilani Dowding is a model (people). Leilani was born on January 30th, 1980 in Bournemouth.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 5 5 0
1919 6 6 0
1921 7 7 0
1922 8 8 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 9 9 0
1925 10 10 0
1926 5 5 0
1929 11 11 0
1930 9 9 0
1931 14 14 0
1932 7 7 0
1933 7 7 0
1934 11 11 0
1935 9 9 0
1936 8 8 0
1937 81 81 0
1938 101 101 0
1939 98 98 0
1940 85 85 0
1941 88 88 0
1942 99 99 0
1943 97 97 0
1944 80 80 0
1945 72 72 0
1946 74 74 0
1947 75 75 0
1948 74 74 0
1949 66 66 0
1950 74 74 0
1951 61 61 0
1952 60 60 0
1953 55 55 0
1954 53 53 0
1955 59 59 0
1956 85 85 0
1957 87 87 0
1958 100 100 0
1959 79 79 0
1960 91 91 0
1961 99 99 0
1962 117 117 0
1963 98 98 0
1964 83 83 0
1965 92 92 0
1966 86 86 0
1967 107 107 0
1968 115 115 0
1969 121 121 0
1970 125 125 0
1971 120 120 0
1972 95 95 0
1973 122 122 0
1974 128 128 0
1975 110 110 0
1976 139 139 0
1977 146 146 0
1978 177 177 0
1979 153 153 0
1980 223 223 0
1981 203 203 0
1982 173 173 0
1983 169 169 0
1984 141 141 0
1985 154 154 0
1986 159 159 0
1987 140 140 0
1988 144 144 0
1989 148 148 0
1990 157 157 0
1991 155 155 0
1992 154 154 0
1993 186 186 0
1994 194 194 0
1995 165 165 0
1996 209 209 0
1997 275 275 0
1998 296 296 0
1999 375 375 0
2000 505 505 0
2001 593 593 0
2002 660 660 0
2003 889 882 7
2004 943 936 7
2005 958 953 5
2006 1,067 1,067 0
2007 1,188 1,188 0
2008 1,229 1,229 0
2009 1,242 1,242 0
2010 1,224 1,224 0
2011 1,302 1,302 0
2012 1,410 1,410 0
2013 1,388 1,388 0
2014 1,537 1,537 0
2015 1,794 1,794 0
2016 1,959 1,959 0

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Popularity of Leilani as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Leilani

  • How Popular is the name Leilani? Leilani is the 1,416th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Leilani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,967 babies born with the first name Leilani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Leilani to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Leilani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Leilani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Leilani is Thursday, June 4th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Leilani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Leilani was in 2016 with a total of 1,959 babies. That's a lot of babies named Leilani!
  • Random Leilani Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Leilani ranks 46th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 18 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Leilani: Your name in reverse order is Inaliel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Liinlea. How do you pronounce that?

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