Nainoa - Meaning of Nainoa

What does Nainoa mean?

[ syll. nai-noa, na-in-oa ] The baby boy name Nainoa is pronounced as NEYAHNowAH †. Nainoa's origin, as well as its use, is in the Hawaiian language. The name is of the meaning protector of children, navigator.

See also the related category protector.

Nainoa is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Nainoa include Nechemia, Nechemiah, Nechemyah, Nehemiah (English), Nehemias, Nehemya, Nehemyah, Nucpana, Nechmaya, Nikunja, Nixkamich, and Nsonowa (Fante and Twi).

† approx English pronunciation for Nainoa: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"

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