ʻEhu

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ʻehu (sea spray; reddish hair); name of an ancient chief. Also a short form of compound given names containing this word.

Proper noun[edit]

ʻEhu

  1. A male given name, sometimes also given to women.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Ehu (in the old orthography) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name of 17 women and 30 men.