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Girl Names of Maori language or origin

Maori names for baby girls, with 122 entries. 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.


ErenaIrish woman; peaceful; bright one, ... of Celtic and Old Greek origin ... used mainly in the Maori and English ...

Haraseizer; princess, lady; he enlightens, ... language of origin is Sanskrit and Hebrew ... form of Sarah ...

HeeniYahweh is gracious, Yahweh is merciful ... origin is Hebrew, and its use, Maori ... variation of Jane ...

Makaretapearl ... of Old Greek origin and it is ... variant of Margaret ... an unusual baby name for girls ...

Meresea of bitterness; rebelliousness; ... mainly used in Maori and its language of ... variant form of Mary ...

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

Ruihibright, born at daybreak ... used predominantly in the Maori language ... variation of Lucy ...

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

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

Ahuto look after ... of Maori origin ... infrequently used as a baby name for ...

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

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

Akahaffectionate one ... language of origin is Maori ... variant of Aka ... not commonly used as a baby girl name ...

Akkaaffectionate one ... language of origin is Maori ... variation of Aka ... an uncommon baby girl name ...

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

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

Akonahone who excites and enthuses ... language of origin is Maori ... variant of Akona ...

Akonnaone who excites and enthuses ...The origin of Akonna is the Maori language ... variant of Akona ...

Akonnahone who excites and enthuses ... has its origins in the Maori language ... variant form of Akona ...

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

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