Kai is a lovely modern boys name that has been in the top 100 US boys names for the last few years. If you like the name but feel it isn’t quite right for your son, here are some great alternatives to the name Kai.
Top ten names like Kai:
Below are a good selection of alternatives to Kai, split into sections, including both popular and more unusual names. There are also some names that can be abbreviated to Kai and some alternative spellings for Kai.
Names Like Kai Beginning with K
If one of the things you like about the name Kai is the first letter, here are some other great names that start with K.
Kayden or Kaiden
Names that Include the Long I Sound
The other key sound in Kai is the long I sound so here are some alternatives that feature it.
Kai is a modern name so you may want to consider these other modern boys names.
Single Syllable Names
One fo the key features of the name Kai is it’s single syllable status, here are some other one syllable names to consider.
If you want to make your Kai a bit different you could consider these alternative spellings.
Names that can be Abbreviated to Kai
This section includes names that can shortened to kai.
If you’ve considered the alternatives and decided to stick with Kai, check out these great middle names for Kai.