Cai - boys name

Cai name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 86%

Cai name meaning:

The name Cai is of Welsh origin, typically used as a boy's name meaning "rejoice" or "fight". However, in recent years, it has also become a popular choice for girls. In this context, the name Cai can embody strength, perseverance, and determination.

Girls named Cai are often seen as independent and confident individuals who are unafraid to stand up for themselves and what they believe in. They may possess a fierce and determined spirit, always striving to overcome challenges and obstacles in their path.

Overall, the name Cai for a girl conveys a sense of empowerment and resilience. It represents a person who is not afraid to face adversity head-on and find joy in the journey of life.

Origin: Vietnamese


Related names

Cai , Caine , Caio , Calan, Kathleena, Kathlene, Kathlynn

Other boys names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 650 out of 4789

56 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (84)
  • Scotland (477)

Historical popularity of Cai

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