Arabic or Hawaiian
"benevolence; sea"

Khai Origin and Meaning

The name Khai is a boy's name meaning "benevolence; sea".

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik notably chose this name for their daughter in 2020, as a variation of Gigi's grandmother's name, Khairiah. In 2021, the name caught on for boys — Khai was a new debut on the Top 1000 and one of the fastest-rising names that year.

Khai is typically used as a spelling variation of the hot multicultural name Kai.

# 721 in the US

Khai Rank in US Top 1000

# 1364 on Nameberry

Khai Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Khai Popularity

Khai in Pop Culture

  • Khaicharacter on Thai TV's "Theory of Love"