ʻAulani

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ʻau (to travel, swim) + lani (sky) = "royal messenger ". Name of ancient chiefesses.

Proper noun[edit]

ʻAulani

  1. A female given name, sometimes also given to men.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert: Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Aulani (in the old orthography) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name of 15 women and no men.