Leinani

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lei (wreath; child) + nani (beauty) = "beautiful child".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lejˈna.ni/, [lejˈnɐni]

Proper noun[edit]

Leinani

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records The name does not occur in 19th century marriage records. Early examples:
    Leinani Kanewanui (woman), married in 1900, Honolulu
    Leinani Kahananui (woman), married in 1910, Maui