Kapule

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ka (the) + pule (prayer; magic). Also a short form of compound names beginning thus.

Proper noun[edit]

Kapule

  1. A female given name, e.g. of a 19th century chiefess of Kauai.
  2. A male given name.
  3. A surname​.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kapule occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 36 women and 62 men.