Name
WAI

Name WAI

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 254 births of Wai in the countries below, which represents an average of 2 births of children bearing the first name Wai per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Wai   
In Italiano Nome Wai   


Information about the first name Wai

The first name Wai has been assigned to:
77.17% to boys
22.83% to girls
The country where the first name Wai is the most common is:
GB United Kingdom
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 3 letters including 2 vowels and 1 consonant

Anagrams of the first name Wai

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 Wai : Iwa

Wai in Japanese *

Romajiwee
Katakanaウェー
Hiraganaうぇー
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Wai in Japanese
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Wai in sign language

Wai in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Wai

US English
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Thai ไหว้ (wâi, “a gesture of thanks”).
Etymology src :
  • Phonetic respelling of why.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • wai (plural wais)
  • A Thai greeting wherein the palms are brought together in front of the face or chest, sometimes accompanied with a bow.
Etymology (Adverb) src :
  • wai (not comparable)
  • (Internet slang) why (a purposeful misspelling)
Etymology (Conjunction) src :
  • wai
  • (Internet slang) why (a purposeful misspelling)
Anagrams src :
  • IAW, WIA
Anagrams src :
  • IAW, WIA
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /waɪ/
Proper noun src :
  • WAI
  • (Web) Initialism of Web Accessibility Initiative (effort to improve the accessibility of the World Wide Web for people with disabilities)
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • WAI-ARIA
Middle English
Noun src :
  • wai
  • Alternative spelling of way
Malay
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.
Noun src :
  • wai (Jawi spelling واي‎, plural wai-wai, informal 1st possessive waiku, impolite 2nd possessive waimu, 3rd possessive wainya)
  • river (large stream which drains a landmass)
  • Synonyms: alir, alur, batang, bengawan, ci, kali, sungai
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /wai/
  • Rhymes: -ai, -i
 

Popularity of the name Wai

Number of WAI births per year

Total births of Wai by country

Births with the first name Wai
Country
Boys
Girls
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
49
32
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
70
11
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
34
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
18
5
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
15
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
4
3
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
3
1
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
3
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
2
1
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
0
2
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
1
0

Comments on the name Wai

Personalities with the first name Wai

There is 0 personality with the first name Wai



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Wai

There are 137 actors and actresses with the first name Wai
Wai Choy
Wai Al
Wai Ching Ho
Wai Wong
Wai Chung Chu
Wai Cheung
Wai Yee Chan
Wai Ming Chan
Wai Yin Tse
Wai Shum
Wai Ng
Wai Lue
Wai Laung
Wai Lam
Wai Chung Kwok
Wai Ming Lai
Wai Tong Wong
Wai Man Chun
Wai Ying Wang
Wai Ming Lee
Wai Hung Jeh
Wai Liu
Wai Ha
Wai Man Choi
Wai Ying Hung
Wai Lok Lee
Wai Hung Wong
Wai Lu
Wai Lun Fung
Wai Yiu Yung

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

Rankings of first name WAI by country

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Country ranking (girls)
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