The name Kai is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Japanese, Hawaiian origin meaning "sea". Kai is ranked #854 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Attitude Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
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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. For girls, it debuted on the US Top 1000 in 2010.
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