Kuʻulei

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kuʻu (my) + lei (wreath; child). Also short form of compound names beginning with Kuʻulei-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ku.ʔuˈlej/, [kuʔuˈlɛj]

Proper noun[edit]

Kuʻulei

  1. A female given name, occasionally also given to men.

References[edit]

  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records The name does not occur in 19th century marriage records. Early examples:
    Kuulei Hapai (woman), married in 1910 on Big Island
    Kuulei Mainaaupo (woman), married in 1913 on Big Island