ʻEkekela

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vernacular form of the biblical ʻEsetera (Esther). Also used for English Estelle.

Proper noun[edit]

ʻEkekela

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 185
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Ekekela (in the old orthography) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 6 women.