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HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

lei (wreath; child) + momi (pearl) = "pearl necklace; precious and beautiful child".

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lejˈmo.mi/, [lejˈmomi]

Proper nounEdit

Leimomi

  1. A female given name, popular in the 20th century.

ReferencesEdit

  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records The name does not occur in 19th century marriage records. Early examples:
    Leimomi Kulakauka (male), married in 1923, Kauai
    Lily Leimomi Cummings, married in 1927, Honolulu