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Kai Meaning


What does Kai mean?

The name Kai is of German origin.

The meaning of Kai is "keeper of the keys".

It is also of Hawaiian origin, where its meaning is "sea" and Danish origin, where its meaning is "pure, chaste".

Kai is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Kai.

The Given Name Kai

Kai is a variant of Kaja. See Kaja for further details.

Kai is a valiant and luminous name.

An attractive name, Kai possesses great character.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Kai falls into the water name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kai Siegbahn.

Kai Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 854 in baby name popularity for girls with 315 occurrences. It ranked 113 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,421 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 808 in baby name popularity for girls with 337 occurrences. It ranked 126 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,140 occurrences.

Want to see how Kai sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Kai Name Popularity Page.

Kai Related Names

Kai is a variant of Kaja.

The names Caj, Kajin are all forms of Kai.

Kai has the diminutives (nicknames) Kajicek, Kajik, Kajinek.

Famous Kais

  • Kai Siegbahn ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1981

Kai Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Kai.

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Kai Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kai in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kai.

Just for fun, see the name Kai in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kai in Nautical Flags page.