Kaʻiulani

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ka (the) + ʻiu (sacred) + lani (sky) = "the royal sacred one"; name of the last crown princess of Hawaii.

Proper noun[edit]

Kaʻiulani

  1. A female given name used since the 20th century.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986, page 104
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records The name does not occur in 19th century marriage records. Early examples:
    Carrie Kaiulani Muller, married in 1915, Big Island
    Dorothy Anna Kaiulani Langehein, married in 1926, Honolulu