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Gender: Female Meaning of Makani: "wind" Origin of Makani: Hawaiian

The name Makani is a girl's name of Hawaiian origin meaning "wind". Makani and is often added to lists like Remarkable Weather Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

The sources that do list this name give it as a boys' name, but Woody Harrelson chose it for his daughter, and it does have a feminine lilt.

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Famous People Named Makani

Makani Ravello Harrelson (b. 2006), Daughter of American actor Woody Harrelson

Pop Culture References for the name Makani


Marli81 Says:


This name is not naming my baby boy Makani.