Hauʻoli

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: hauʻoli

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hauʻoli ‎(happiness)

Proper noun[edit]

Hauʻoli

  1. A male given name.
  2. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This name has been suggested as a translation for several English names, Felix, Joy, Letitia, etc, in 1980s and 1990s Hawaiian baby name books.
  • Old Hawaiians avoided names that openly expressed happiness, fearing that they might attract evil sorcery.

References[edit]