Kaʻehu

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ka (the) + ʻehu (sea spray; reddish hair). Also a short form of compound given names beginning thus.

Proper noun[edit]

Kaʻehu

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

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kaehu (in the old orthography) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name of 17 women and 12 men.