Lanisa: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Lanisa | Girls
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Lanisa was the result of a family argument involving: Lisa, Elizabeth, and the songs "Laura" and "Sweet Leilani". When that all crashed together, it became my daughter's name "Lanisa Elizabeth" in 1964.
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Lanisa has always used the nickname Lani even though others have fallen in love with her name and babies have been given the name with the spellings either Lanisa or Laneesa.
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Her nickname of Lani means "Heavenly" in Hawaiian
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"Sweet Lei Lani" translated "Heavenly Flower".