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From maile vine.
- (Hawaiian mythology) Any of the four Maile sisters (plant forms), minor goddesses of hula.
- A female given name.
- Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 393
- Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Maile occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 7 women.
- Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names by State: Maile was included in the top hundred first names for girls born in the State of Hawaii almost every year during 1967-2008.