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Nakai Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Nakai

Gender:

Boy

Pronunciation:

Na-kai

No. Of Syllables:

2

No. Of Letters:

5

Origin & Meaning

The name Nakai is of Native American Navajo origin.

The meaning of Nakai is "one who wanders".  

It is also of Hebrew origin, where its meaning is "pure, clean ".

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 3116 in baby name popularity for boys with 36 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Nakai Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Nakai has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Nakai to other names.

Numerology

What will your new little Nakai be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Nakai are often adored and adaptable but most of all they are  read more >>

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Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Nakai.

Just for fun, see the name Nakai 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 Nakai in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

Naming a child in the Native American culture is a sacred event only to be performed by the wisest in the group, the elders. Because of the level of ritual that it is given, Native American names are considered especially significant and powerful.

Children are often named after something that appears in nature, a personality trait or their perceived destiny.

Some examples include Ooljee (Navajo name for "moon"), Weayaya (Sioux name for sunset), Ohitekah (Sioux word for brave), Abequa (Cheyenne name for "someone who stays at home"), Lomahongva (Hopi name for "rising beautiful clouds")