The name Kalani is a girl's name of Hawaiian origin meaning "the heavens". Kalani is ranked #542 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Hawaiian Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".
From the experts:
Kalani is a rhythmic name that can be used for either gender though feels more feminine in the contemporary culture. It only just entered the US Top 1000 for the first time in 2015.