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Maori Names for Girls

Maori NamesRuihiRataMereMakaretaHeeniHaraErenaAnaheraAkonnahAkonnaAkonahAkonaAkkahAkkaAkahAkaAiheAhuAhorangiAhere

There are 122 Maori names for baby girls. The Maori people are considered the first settlers in New Zealand, migrating from the Polynesian islands sometime around 12th and 13th century. Their collective identity slowly evolved to become Maori, defining aspects of which were their haka or traditional dances, and ta moko, the maori tattoo. Maori names are often inspired by nature, such as flora and fauna, and landscapes.

Maori names are uncommon as baby girl names. Their usage peaked modestly in 1973 with 0.010% of baby girls being given Maori names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there was 1 Maori name. The names have slipped in popularity since then, and are currently of sporadic use.


MAORI NAMES:

Erena Irish woman; bright one, shining ... of Celtic and Old Greek origin ... not regularly used as a baby girl name ...

Hara seizer; he enlightens, he shines; ... language of origin is Sanskrit and Hebrew ...

Heeni Yahweh is gracious, Yahweh is merciful ... origin is Hebrew, and its use, Maori ...

Makareta pearl ... of Old Greek origin and it is predominantly ... an unusual baby name for girls ...

Mere sea of bitterness; rebelliousness; ... mainly used in Maori and its language of ...

Rata flower ... origin and use are both in the Maori language ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Ruihi bright, born at daybreak ... used predominantly in the Maori language and ...

NAMES RELATED TO MAORI:

Ahere bird snare ...The origin of Ahere is the Maori language ... an infrequently used baby name for girls ...

Ahorangi enlightened ... language of origin is Maori ... a rarely used baby name for girls ...

Ahu to look after ... of Maori origin ... infrequently used as a baby name for girls ...

Aihe dolphin ... has its origins in the Maori language ... not commonly used as a baby girl name ...

Aka affectionate one ... language of origin is Maori ... an irregularly used baby girl name ...

Akah affectionate one ... language of origin is Maori ... not commonly used as a baby girl name ...

Akka affectionate one ... language of origin is Maori ... an uncommon baby girl name ...

Akkah affectionate one ...The origin of Akkah is Maori ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Akona one who excites and enthuses ... origin is Maori ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Akonah one who excites and enthuses ... language of origin is Maori ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Akonna one who excites and enthuses ...The origin of Akonna is the Maori language ...

Akonnah one who excites and enthuses ... has its origins in the Maori language ... not popular as a baby girl name ...

Anahera angel ...The origin of Anahera is Maori ... not popular as a baby girl name ...

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