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Gender: F Meaning of Kai: "sea" Origin of Kai: Hawaiian Kai's Popularity in 2014: #1000

This appealing multi-cultural name, pronounced KYE, is beginning to be used for girls as well as boys. Among its many derivations and meanings: "sea" in Hawaiian, "forgiveness" in Japanese, "willow tree" in Navajo, "food" in Maori, and "earth" in Scandinavian

Famous People Named Kai

Kai Madison Trump (b. 2007) - granddaughter of real estate mogul Donald Trump (named after her maternal grandfather).

Pop Culture References for the name Kai

Kairos, from the Greek word meaning "the defining moment" or "the opportune moment".