Nalani

Nalani - A very unique female name



  Mar 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nalani, meaning calm skies, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1950 on position #1682. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nalani and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nalani? 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 Nalani. The baby girl name Nalani was given to 178 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1085 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,940 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nalani peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 1085.



Famous with this name

Nalani Weston
Nalani Jay
Shaena Nalani


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Nalani is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nalani is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #124 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,577.

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 Nalani is where you live.


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Nalani origin and meaning

Nalani is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means calm skies. To see famous people named Nalani, pop culture references for the name Nalani and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nalani

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

Noelani / Nelwyn / Nelma / Nayleen / Nohealani / Neelam / Nohelani / Naylani / Naylene / Nalanie /

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
20121085
20111129
20101174
20091447
20081605
20071347
20061524
20051576
20041622
20031662
20021817
20012077
20003032
19992397
19982915
19973592
19963974
19953233
19942499
19933474
19922914
19913390
19903096
19892674
19882918
19872874
19823585
19812343
19802721
19792939
19782642
19772468
19762504
19672616
19662245
19632516
19612250
19582345
19501682

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii124
Florida657
New Jersey717
Colorado755
Wisconsin767
Arizona937
New York949
Maryland988
Georgia1027
California1086
Indiana1147
Michigan1159
Pennsylvania1185
Texas1225
Illinois1270
Virginia1295
Ohio1577

Even more about Nalani


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 Nalani 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 Nalani?

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 Nalani
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,940
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1950
2012 births +178

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