Malani Name Meaning

A beautiful Polynesian pick, Malani is stunning in sound and style. Parents love her melodic feel, reminiscent of the waves of Maui. She may be a modern created name, but she’s quickly picking up steam on the charts.

Infographic of Malani name meaning, which is A created name, Malani is of Polynesian origin, combining Malia with the popular -lani suffix.
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Malani Name Popularity

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

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 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 5 0.0003%
2003 5 0.0003%
2004 5 0.0003%
2005 15 0.001%
2006 8 0.0005%
2007 11 0.0007%
2008 5 0.0003%
2009 12 0.0008%
2010 34 0.0024%
2011 66 0.0046%
2012 80 0.0056%
2013 54 0.0038%
2014 71 0.0049%
2015 146 0.01%
2016 171 0.0119%
2017 248 0.0178%
2018 329 0.0239%
2019 395 0.0292%
2020 487 576 0.0453%

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Names Like Malani

If you like Malani, you’ll love these other names like Malani.


What names are diminutives of Malani?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Malani sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Malani, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lani

Sky

Polynesian


What names sound like Malani?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Alani

Ripe

Polynesian

Aulani

King's Messenger

Polynesian

Iolani

To soar like the hawk

Polynesian

Kailani

Sea, sky

Polynesian

Kalani

The heavens, sky; royal one

Polynesian

Kawailani

The heavenly water

Polynesian

Kaylani

Sea heavens

Polynesian

Kulani
Leilani

Heavenly flower

Polynesian

Lelani
Melani

Black, dark-skinned

Greek

Noelani

Mist of heaven

Polynesian

Okalani

Heaven

Polynesian

Pualani

What names are similar to Malani?

Find a name that’s like Malani, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Apona

Embracing

Polynesian

Aroha

Love

Polynesian

Kamea

The one (and only)

Polynesian

Kanoa

Free One

Polynesian

Keala

The pathway

Polynesian

Kealii

Chief

Polynesian

Leiko

Little flower

Polynesian

Mahina

Moon, moon-light

Polynesian

Malana

Buoyant, light

Polynesian

Napua

The Flowers

Polynesian


2 Comments

  1. my name is Malani and im young but i know how my parents feel about me. im very responsible,caring loving and stuff like that. who ever as a daughter name Malani she is a gift she will make yours and her dreams come true. she is very creative too so if you have a daughter named Malani shes a gift and a blessing

  2. My daughter’s name is Malani, she’s so gentle, caring, sweet. Malani’s tend to have a nearly a full head of hair when they’re born. There is no one like a Malani.


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