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Gender: F Origin of Meilani: Modern invented name Meilani's Popularity in 2015: #950

Meilani may sound like a Hawaiian name, kind of a mashup of Leilani and Melanie, but it's actually an invention by that style-maven JWoww, AKA Jenni Farley of Jersey Shore, who used it for her daughter. A rising number of American parents are following her lead. It debuted in the US Top 1000 in 2015.

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Famous People Named Meilani

Meilani Alexandra (b. 2014), daughter of reality show star Jenni "JWoww" Farley
Meilani Paul, American actress
Janel Meilani Parrish, American actress
Meilani Clay, American poet
Bethany Meilani Hamilton, American surfer; subject of film "Soul Surfer"

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