Of Hawaiian origin.

It means “heavenly flower” and “royal child”.

From two Hawaiian words: “Lei”, meaning flower and child, “Lani” meaning heaven, royal, majesty”.

Leilani has been slowly but constantly rising in popularity in the United States during the last five years.

Famous bearers are Leilani Jones, Leilani Gold, Leilani Rorani, Leilani Munter, Leilani Sarelle, Leilani Bishop, Leilani Mitchell.

Leilani Munter is an American race car driver and activist, driving in the ARCA Racing Series.