Name
LAI

Name LAI

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 276 births of Lai in the countries below, which represents an average of 2 births of children bearing the first name Lai per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 3 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Lai   
In Italiano Nome Lai   


Information about the first name Lai

The first name Lai has been assigned to:
18.48% to boys
81.52% to girls
The country where the first name Lai is the most common is:
BR Brazil
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 3 letters including 2 vowels and 1 consonant

Anagrams of the first name Lai

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Lai : Ali, Alí, Alî, Ial, Ila, Ilâ, Ila, Lia, Lía, Lïa

Anacyclics of the first name Lai

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Lai: Ial

Lai in Japanese *

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Lai in sign language

Lai in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Lai

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English lai, lay, from Old French lai (“song, lyric, poem”), from Old Frankish *laik, *laih (“play, melody, song”), from Proto-Germanic *laikaz, *laikiz (“jump, play, dance, hymn”), from Proto-Indo-European *leyg- (“to jump, spring, play”). Akin to Old High German leih (“a play, skit, melody, song”), Middle High German leich (“piece of music, epic song played on a harp”), Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌹𐌺𐍃 (laiks, “a dance”), Old English lācan (“to move quickly, fence, sing”). More at lake.
Anagrams src :
  • -ial, Ali, IAL, LIA, ail, ali-
Noun src :
  • lai (plural lais)
  • (historical) A mostly North European form of medieval song, with stanzas that do not repeat.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /laɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
  • Homophones: lie, lye
Noun (See also) src :
  • lai on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
Proper noun (See also) src :
  • Ethnologue entry for Lai, cnh
FR French
Etymology src :
  • From Old French lai, from Latin lāicus. Doublet of laïque.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • lai m (plural lais)
  • (historical) lai (a mostly North European form of medieval song, with stanzas that do not repeat).
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • lai (feminine singular laie, masculine plural lais, feminine plural laies)
  • lay, equivalent to French laïc, laïque (relating to laypersons as opposed to clerical).
  • Only used in the phrase "frères lais"; means religious servants not (yet) having been admitted to the priestly dignity.
Anagrams src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /lɛ/
Old French
Adjective src :
  • lai m (oblique and nominative feminine singular laie)
  • ugly
Noun src :
  • lai m (oblique plural lais, nominative singular lais, nominative plural lai)
  • lai (Medieval text)
Adjective (Descendants) src :
  • French: laid
General
Proper noun src :
  • Lai
  • A Tibeto-Burman language of India and Burma.
Vietnamese
Etymology src :
  • Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese 騾 (“mule”, SV: la, loa).
Etymology src :
  • Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese 釐 (“a weight unit”, SV: li).
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • lai
  • of mixed blood; crossbred
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • lai
  • Short for lai giống (“to crossbreed”).
Etymology (Nounlai) src :
  • (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam) hemline; turn-up
Etymology (Nounlai) src :
  • (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam) hundredth part of a tael (equal to 0.378 g)
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • lai
  • (Central Vietnam) to carry (someone) on one's bicycle or motorbike pillion; to give someone a lift on the bicycle or motorbike
  • to tow
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • (classifier cây) lai
  • candlenut; candleberry (Aleurites moluccanus)
Pronunciation src :
  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [laːj˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [laːj˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [laːj˧˧]
RO Romanian
Adjective src :
  • lai m or n (feminine singular laie, plural lăi)
  • (popular) black (or black mixed with white), gray
Alternative forms src :
  • lău
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /laj/
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • negru
  • brumăriu
Aromanian
Etymology src :
  • Uncertain. Compare Romanian lai, Albanian ljaj.
Adjective src :
  • lai
  • black
  • (figurative) poor, miserable, unfortunate
  • (figurative) wicked, bad
Alternative forms src :
  • laiu
Adjective (Related terms) src :
  • lãeatsã
  • lãiturã
  • lãescu
  • lãilji
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • (black): negru
  • (poor, unfortunate): mãrat, curbusit, stuhinat, scurpisit, buisit, vãpsit
  • (wicked, bad): arãu, slab, urut, cãtrãcearcu, afischcu, tihilai, blãstimat
 

Popularity of the name Lai

Number of LAI births per year

Total births of Lai by country

Births with the first name Lai
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
20
120
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
0
75
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
22
4
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
9
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
5
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
2
2
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
2
2
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
1
2
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
1
2
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
2
1
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
2
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
1
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
1

Total births of Lai by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Lai
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
0
3

Comments on the name Lai

Personalities with the first name Lai

There is 0 personality with the first name Lai



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Lai

There are 68 actors and actresses with the first name Lai
Lai Wang
Lai La Cour
Lai Koo
Lai Na Kong
Lai Mon Kim
Lai Yde Holgaard
Lai Chau Fan
Lai Ping Chiang
Lai Kong
Lai Kit Chan
Lai Au So
Lai Chi Ho
Lai Wei
Lai Ashadele
Lai Wai Tak
Lai Kuen Lam
Lai Fun Chan
Lai Lai
Lai Fong Cheng
Lai Fu Yim
Lai Bik Kwong
Lai Loh Kong
Lai Yuan
Lai Ai
Lai Fan
Lai Kah Chun
Lai White
Lai Ka Hei
Lai Zhouwhen
Lai Wei Tang

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Lai
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Lai

Rankings of first name LAI by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name LAI (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#13225BR Brazil2010






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