Kainoa

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ka ‎(the) + inoa ‎(name; namesake). Originally given as a second name to a child who was named after a relative. Later sometimes interpreted as kai ‎(sea) + noa ‎(free of taboo).

Proper nounEdit

Kainoa

  1. A male given name; formerly also given to women.

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