Leilani Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Leilani:
Compound name composed of the Hawaiian elements lani (sky, heaven, heavenly, spiritual; majesty) and lei (a wreath of flowers and leaves, garland): hence, "heavenly lei."
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Leilani and Liliane are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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My beauiful daughter is called Leilani, a relatively uncommon name in Australia. People usually need to hear it twice before they say it correctly but mostly people think it is a beautiful name. She also gets called Lani which is very cute and easier on the tongue for those people who find Leilani too hard to say.
- Nicknames for Leilani: | Edit
Lani, Lei, Leila, Layla
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Hawaiian for "heavenly lei (garland of flowers)".
Hawaiian for "heavenly flowers" or "royal child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty"
- Famous real-life people named Leilani: | Edit
Leilani Mitchell, American basketball guard for the New York Liberty.
Leilani Dowding, English model.
Leilani Münter, American race car driver.
Leilani Kai stage named for Patricia Schroeder, a WWE wrestler
- Leilani in song, story & screen: | Edit
"Sweet Leilani", song popularized by Bing Crosby.
Leilani, a character on the New Zealand comedy show "Diplomatic Immunity"
Leilani, a character in the game Huniecam Studios