Leilani

Leilani - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Leilani, meaning a heavenly flower, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1919 on position #1871. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Leilani and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Leilani? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Leilani. The baby girl name Leilani was given to 1,376 baby girls in 2012, ranking #224 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,027 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Leilani peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 224.



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Leilani is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Leilani is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #52 - and is the least popular in Minnesota at position #760.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Leilani is where you live.


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Leilani origin and meaning

Leilani is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means a heavenly flower. To see famous people named Leilani, pop culture references for the name Leilani and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Leilani

We've found the following names that sound similar to Leilani, sorted by popularity.

Lillian / Lynn / Lena / Leona / Lynne / Lana / Liliana / Leanne / Leann / Leanna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012224
2011244
2010268
2009266
2008278
2007286
2006312
2005337
2004344
2003356
2002441
2001482
2000528
1999667
1998743
1997769
19961002
19951051
1994954
1993914
19921138
19911079
19901051
19891075
19881066
19871023
1986937
1985997
19841012
1983866
1982902
1981789
1980797
1979937
1978883
1977979
1976942
19751093
1974936
1973932
19721128
1971987
19701003
1969968
1968956
1967969
19661150
19651204
19641187
19631162
19621047
19611153
19601294
19591128
19581091
19571129
19561188
19551171
19541279
19531225
19521087
19511035
1950983
19491009
19481020
19471032
19461072
1945868
1944891
1943821
1942795
1941850
1940755
1939684
1938693
1937708
19361656
19341315
19331516
19321430
19311148
19301496
19291452
19251499
19241597
19231963
19221552
19211939
19191871

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii52
Arizona96
California104
Nevada116
Florida142
Illinois176
Colorado182
New Jersey207
New York216
New Mexico226
Washington228
Connecticut236
District of Columbia236
Wisconsin253
Massachusetts270
Virginia273
Georgia282
Texas287
Maryland287
Oregon287
North Carolina300
Utah313
Kansas313
Pennsylvania336
Indiana337
South Carolina371
Iowa379
Louisiana443
Oklahoma456
Alabama476
Missouri491
Ohio555
Michigan659
Tennessee699
Minnesota760

Even more about Leilani


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Leilani a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Leilani?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Leilani
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,027
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1919
2012 births +1,376

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