Gender: Feminine
Origin: Hawaiian
Meaning: “heavenly flower; heavenly lei.”

The name is composed of the Hawaiian elements lei (flower, lei) and lani (heaven).

Currently, Leilani is the 268th most popular female name in the United States, (2010). In Hawaii itself, it is the 54th most popular female name, (2010).


  1. http://www.ssa.gov/cgi-bin/namesbystate.cgi
  2. http://www.behindthename.com/name/leilani

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