Kaʻimi

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ka ‎(the) + ʻimi ‎(seeker), often a short form of compound given names beginning thus.Also a plant name from kaʻimi ‎(Spanish clover).

Proper noun[edit]

Kaʻimi

  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 Kaimi (in the old orthography) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 5 women and 3 men.