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.
- Personal experiences with the name Leilani
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.
My twin daughters are called Leilani and Meilani. I love their names so much, they are perfect for twins.
- Nicknames for Leilani
Lani, Lei, Leila, Layla
- Meanings and history of the name Leilani
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
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
"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