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HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

kuʻu (my) + ipo (sweetheart); also shortened from compound given names beginning thus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ku.ʔuˈi.po/, [kuʔuˈwipo]

Proper nounEdit

Kuʻuipo

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

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records The name does not occur in 19th century marriage records. Early examples:
    William Wallace Kuuipo Deering, married in 1927, Honolulu
    William Kuuipo Kukahiko, married in 1927, Honolulu