Keaka

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ke (the) + aka (shadow, reflection); also shortened from compound given names beginning thus.

Proper noun[edit]

Keaka

  1. A female given name.
  2. A male given name; also used as the Hawaiian form of the English name Jack.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Keaka occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name of 158 women and 48 men.