Meaning:keeper of the keys; earth
Kai is a gender-neutral name of Welsh origin, with roots worldwide, including in Greece and Scandinavian countries. Kai means "keeper of the keys and earth," making it a grounding choice for a parent laying down foundations with baby. In Hawaii, Kai means "the sea," while in New Zealand, Kai is the Maori word for "food." This soft-sounding and simple name is closely linked to two of life's essential ingredients for joy and fulfillment: nourishment and nature!

Famous People Named Kai

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  • Kai Greene
  • Kai Hansen
  • Kai Lenny
  • Kai Owen
    TV Actor
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