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Kai meaning

Kai meaning

Name :

Kai

Meaning of Kai :

Ocean Or Sea, Safe Harbor

Origin of name Kai :
Hawaiian, German
Kai Numerology :
Personality No. 2
Pronounciation
of Name Kai :
/kah-ee/
Etymology
of Name Kai :
Kai is said to have originated from Germany or Hawaii. In German, kai means safe harbor or earth. The Germanic ?kai? means ?safe harbor, wharf? or ?earth.? In Hawaii, kai stands for ocean or anything that revolves around the sea. Since, Hawaiians get their food, recreation, and essentially all things important, kai is everything.
History
of Name Kai :
Kai was used as a general pet name of all personal names that starts with a K or G. This is only true for North Germanic names, though. One of the Knights of the Round Table in the tale of King Arthur was named Sir Kay. Also, Hans Christian Andersen named a little boy in his book The Snow Queen Kay. Both contributed to the name's popularity.
Popular In :
The USA, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Malta
Information about the
Name of Kai :
Aside from its Hawaiian and Germanic origin, there are other cultures that have their own interpretation of the name. In Latin, kai means to rejoice. In Old Norse, kai (from katha) means chicken. In Chinese, it means beginning.
Personality about the
Name of Kai :
Kai Owen is a Welsh actor of stage and screen. Kai Michael Hansen is a heavy metal guitarist and vocalist for Gamma Ray. Kai Lenny is a big wave surfer, stand-up paddle surfer and racer and celebrity water sports enthusiast.

More About Japanese Name : Kai

  • Kai means 'Earth'

  • I speak some Japanese and Kai means ocean.

  • Actually Kai means ocean in Hawaiian and the word for ocean/river in japanese is KAWA.

  • In Japanese, Kai may mean "big water", "the ocean", "the sea" or "paddle". Kai may also mean "change" or "the action to correct", "taker", "receiver", "mediation" or "concerning oneself with".

  • Kai in japanese can mean shell

Famous Name Kai

  • Kai Haaskivi

    is a retired, Finnish, soccer player. He starred in the North American Soccer League, playing outdoor as well as indoor soccer. He also played for the Finland national football team. He now coaches in the United States.

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  • Li Kai

    is a versatile left footed Chinese football player who currently plays for Dalian Shide in the Chinese Super League. Li Kai began his professional football career after graduating from the Dalian Shide youth team in 2008.

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Variant and Rhyming Names

Variant Baby Names of Kai:

Kay, Keh And Kye.Cai, CeiCai, KajCaio,  Caw,  Kaye,  Gay,  Kauai,  Kawai and KeyCaio,  Caw,  Kaye,  Gay,  KauaiCai (Welsh), Kay (German), Kaj (Danish), Kaja (Polish- feminine), K?jin (Czech),

Rhyming Names of Kai: 

Kai with popular Japanese Surnames

Kai Takahashi,   Kai Ando,   Kai Ford,   Kai Moriyama,   Kai Horie

Kai Name also appears in following Origin(s): Hawaiian, English, Welsh, Finnish, Scottish, German, Scandinavian, Greek, Japanese, Maori, Chinese

Kai also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish

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  • What does the name Kai mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning Ocean Or Sea, Safe Harbor in Japanese. Kai also named in American, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Kai. What does the name Kai mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Kai. History of name and famous personality with Kai will help to update our database and other website users.

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