Haumea - Meaning of Haumea

What does Haumea mean?

[ 3 syll. hau-mea, ha-um-ea ] The baby girl name Haumea is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced HH-uw-MEH-ah †. Haumea's origin and use are both in the Hawaiian language. The meaning of Haumea is 'cold thing; sacred birth'. The name can be derived from the elements hau and mea, therefore meaning 'cold thing'. It could also be a shortening of hanaumea in reference to Haumea, the Hawaiian goddess of nature, fertility, and childbirth; in this case, the name could mean 'sacred birth'.

See also the related categories, fertility, sacred (holy), elements, goddess, and hawaiian.

Haumea is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Haumea include Hahana, Haimi, Haimy, Hamonee, Hamoney, Hamoni, Hamonie, Hamony, Hanae, Hanana, Hanayo, Hanina, Hanini, Haniyya, Hanuna, Haunani, Haunany, Heani, Heeny, and Hemani.

† English pronunciation for Haumea: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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