Name: Kai

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kai

  • Meaning:
    Rejoice
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Ocean
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (ky)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kai

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    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, Dutch and Finnish.

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