The baby name Khalani is an alternative spelling of the Hawaiian nature name Kailani. The original version of this cute name for girls has been on the rise throughout the 2010s, and it's quickly becoming one of the most popular names in the United States. It's led to several spelling variants, like Khalani. With both “K” names and Hawaiian names that sound a little exotic on the rise, we fully expect Khalani to remain on the list of the top 1,000 names for girls over the next few years. Pair it with practically any middle name, both classic and trendy options.

Meaning of the name Khalani:

Hawaiian: Sea and sky

Origin of the name Khalani:

Kailani is an alternative spelling of Kailani. It was created by adding the Hawaiian elements “kai,” which means “sea,” and “lani,” which means “sky.”

Symbolism of the name Khalani:

Choose Khalani to represent your Hawaiian heritage or passion for the culture. Because of its meaning, sea and sky, Khalani may also be considered a nature name that represents the infinite possibilities of the sea and the sky.

Style of the name Khalani:

Modern, nature name

Gender of the name Khalani:

Khalani is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Khalani:


Number of syllables in the name Khalani:


Emotion evoked from the name Khalani:

The baby name Khalani evokes images of someone who is creative, artistic, balanced, and steady.

Alternative spellings for the name Khalani:

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Popularity of the name Khalani:

According to the Social Security Administration, Khalani was a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United States in 2020. It ranked at number 900.

Related names for the name Khalani:

Great middle names for Khalani and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Khalani:

  • Khalani Simon (actress and clothing designer)

Khalani in popular culture: