ʻIwalani

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ʻiwa ‎(frigatebird) + lani ‎(sky) = "royal frigatebird"; the bird was a symbol of beauty.

Proper noun[edit]

ʻIwalani

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular during the first half of the 20th century. Also the name of an inter-island steamer.

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