Hindi or Japanese
"holy or difference"

Sai Origin and Meaning

The name Sai is a girl's name meaning "holy or difference".

As an Indian name, Sai honors spiritual master Shirdi Sai Baba, who was revered by both Hindu and Muslim devotees. Sai is the name of the young heroine of Kiran Desai's prizewinning The Inheritance of Loss, while Sai De Silva is a Real Housewife of NYC.

Sai also has an unrelated Japanese root. Whatever derivation you use, Sai might be a fresh alternative to such names as Kai or Maya.

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Famous People Named Sai

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