What does the baby name Lanakila mean? Learn about what Lanakila means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Lanakila - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Lanakila
L-A-N-A-K-I-L-A, is a 8-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Lanakila
LA na KEE la
Meaning of Lanakila
Victory, triumph.
Origin of Lanakila
The name 'Lanakila' originates from the Hawaiian language. In Hawaiian, names often have deep connections to nature, spirituality, and cultural beliefs. 'Lanakila' is a unisex name and can be given to both boys and girls.
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Popularity of Lanakila
The name 'Lanakila' is relatively uncommon and has not achieved widespread popularity. It is considered a unique and distinctive name choice for parents seeking a Hawaiian-inspired name for their child.
Lanakila currently has 2 likes, and is in the top 10% of liked boy's names. The name Abayomi is slightly more popular than Lanakila.

Etymology of Lanakila

The name 'Lanakila' is composed of two Hawaiian words: 'lana' and 'kila'. 'Lana' means 'floating' or 'to float', while 'kila' means 'victory' or 'to conquer'. When combined, the name 'Lanakila' can be interpreted as 'floating victory' or 'to conquer while floating'.

Cultural Significance of Lanakila

In Hawaiian culture, names often carry deep cultural and spiritual significance. The name 'Lanakila' is associated with the concept of overcoming challenges and achieving victory. It represents the idea of conquering obstacles with grace and resilience.

Moreover, the name 'Lanakila' can also be connected to the natural elements of Hawaii, such as the ocean and its waves. It symbolizes the ability to navigate through life's ups and downs, much like a surfer riding the waves.