Kai Name Gender

Is Kai a boys name or a girls name? Find out here.

Since 1910, 10.6% of babies named Kai were girls.

In 2018, 7.2% of babies named Kai were girls.

Based on data from The United States Social Security Administration.


Infographic of Kai name meaning, which is the sea
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Kai Name Popularity

How popular is the name Kai? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Kai was the 801st most popular girls name, representing 0.0192% of girl births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Kai has been the 1,905th most popular girls name, representing 0.0029% of girl births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 2,415 5 0.0003%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 2,165 6 0.0004%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 2,035 10 0.0007%
1972 1,528 23 0.0017%
1973 1,646 19 0.0015%
1974 1,659 20 0.0015%
1975 1,719 19 0.0015%
1976 1,736 18 0.0014%
1977 1,823 18 0.0013%
1978 1,497 32 0.0024%
1979 1,690 26 0.0018%
1980 1,640 28 0.0019%
1981 1,723 25 0.0017%
1982 1,706 26 0.0017%
1983 2,598 7 0.0005%
1984 1,652 27 0.0018%
1985 2,663 7 0.0005%
1986 3,155 5 0.0003%
1987 2,956 6 0.0004%
1988 2,049 20 0.0013%
1989 2,815 10 0.0006%
1990 2,800 11 0.0007%
1991 2,224 21 0.0013%
1992 1,871 34 0.0021%
1993 1,720 41 0.0026%
1994 1,523 54 0.0035%
1995 1,507 56 0.0037%
1996 1,733 40 0.0027%
1997 1,229 95 0.0064%
1998 1,395 72 0.0048%
1999 1,265 93 0.0062%
2000 1,287 95 0.0062%
2001 1,391 81 0.0054%
2002 1,217 110 0.0073%
2003 1,334 95 0.0062%
2004 1,278 107 0.007%
2005 1,246 122 0.008%
2006 1,212 138 0.0088%
2007 1,204 145 0.0092%
2008 1,064 186 0.012%
2009 1,032 190 0.0127%
2010 901 234 0.0162%
2011 843 256 0.018%
2012 898 226 0.0159%
2013 874 231 0.0162%
2014 916 224 0.0154%
2015 832 266 0.0183%
2016 832 271 0.0188%
2017 777 279 0.02%
2018 801 264 0.0192%

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What names are variants of Kai?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Kaia

Pure

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#304 (0.0745%)  

What names sound like Kai?

If you like how Kai sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Kai.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cai

Feminine

Vietnamese

Gai

Glad, lighthearted

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Siblings of Kai

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Anora

Honor

Latin

#2,378 (0.0012%)  

3 Comments

  1. Kai means from the sea~

  2. We wanted something different and loved the name.

  3. Hey there,
    Just to let you know, I live in NZ and kai means food in Maori.


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