Kini

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kini (multitude) , and short for compound names containing this word.

Proper noun[edit]

Kini

  1. A male given name.
  2. A female given name, also the Hawaiian form of English Jane, Jennie and Jean.
  3. King ( English surname)

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert ,Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 185
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kini occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 16 women and 17 men.