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."
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Lani, Lei, Leila, Layla
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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