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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 Scottish Name : Kai

  • Kai in Maori (New Zealand) means food

  • Kai in chinese means victory and successful.

  • The name is ofmultiple origins; its oldest derivation is as a Welsh form of the Roman Caius. 

  • Kai is also the name of a hero in the epic Finnish book: the Kalevala

  • Kai is a popular name in Wales were.It is spelt in various ways, which are all pronounced the same way - Kai, Cai, Cei (pronunciation rhymes with sky or tie).It is an old name in Wales which is taken from the name of King Arthur's brother, the knight - Cai (Anglicized to Sir Kay) from the original Welsh Arthurian Tales.

    It does not mean "keeper of the Key" in Welsh, it was just Cai's name, the nearest associated meaning in Welsh would therefore be along the lines of "a warrior" or "brave knight" or similar.

  • Kai is a Hawai'ian unisex name meaning ocean.It can also be a nickname for the feminine Kaja in Swedish, or from the masculine Gaius in German.

Famous Name Kai

  • Kai Donner

    was a Finnish linguist, ethnographer and politician. He carried out expeditions to the Nenets people (Samoyeds) in Siberia 19111914 and was docent of Uralic languages at the University of Helsinki from 1924. He was, among other things, a pioneer of moder

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  • Song Kai

    is a male Chinese rower, who will compete for Team China at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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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 Scottish Surnames

Kai Bremner,   Kai Orr,   Kai Liddell,   Kai Ross,   Kai McCracken

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, German

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Correctly said, new born babies don’t have very good reflex actions. An example of the same is that they don’t blink their eyes very often as adults do, this may be the reason you will always lose in the eye blink game.

Babies are born swimmers

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Faster breathing rate

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Foetus responds

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  • What does the name Kai mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning Ocean Or Sea, Safe Harbor in Scottish. Kai also named in American, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, German 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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