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Amiri

Meaning: Rock Prince, King, Ruler Beautiful White Jasmine Origin: Maori, Arabic, Japanese, Natural, Artistic, Leader The Dancer Amiri (pronounced as ah-MEER-ee) is a name of many supposed heritages. Firstly from the Cook Islands, meaning ‘Rock’. Secondly being Arabic (also with possible Hebrew and Persian roots) meaning ‘Ruler’, ‘King’ or ‘Prince’. Thirdly thought to be Japanese, […]

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Atea

Meaning: Open Far Away Origin: Tahitian Clear, Fair, Cool The Breeze Atea (pronounced ah-TEE-ah) is a god in Māori mythology, whom with the help of Tane (god of beauty) created the famous Tiare flower. Atea is so unique and has a great vibe, it would fit in well with other mod names like Greer, Ramiro […]

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Emere

Meaning: Rival Origin: Maori Competitor, Resourceful, Equal The Cat Emere (pronounced as eh-MEH-reh) is the Maori variation of the English name Emily, meaning ‘rival’. Emere mingles well with names such as Mira, Emil, Kelera, Emmera and Laoghaire (Leery).

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Kai

Meaning: Victory of the People Origin: Dutch, German Accepting, Audacious, Courageous The Lion The adored Kai is a Dutch and German diminutive of the name Niklaus. Niklaus originates from the Greek name Nikolaos, meaning ‘Victory of the People’. Nikolaos also bore the common English name Nicholas. Kai is much more modern than it’s other variant […]

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Kelera

Meaning: Illustrious One Origin: Fijian Transparent, Bright, Bashful The Bat Kelera is a Fijian name, pronounced kel-AIR-ah. Reminiscent of French name Allaira, and Greek Hera, Kelera is fresh and raw with a lively feeling. Nicknames such as Keli can be sweet, but I find it loveliest in its full form.

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Mallee

Meaning: Thicket Origin: Aboriginal Spontaneous, Casual, Attentive The Echidna Mallee (pronounced as m-ALLEY) is an Australian Aboriginal word name that means ‘thicket’ or ‘scrub’. It is the name of a rural region in Australian states Victoria and South Australia within which a multi-stemmed Eucalyptus tree grows – the Mallee tree. Mallee has a bright and […]

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Nikora

Meaning: Victory of the People Origin: Maori Independent, Curious, Kind The Mother Nikora is a Maori variation of the original Greek name Nikolaos. I think this name could be a roaring success amongst names such as: Nikita, Cora, Nicolette, Nora and Clara.

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Oliana

Meaning: Oleander Everlasting Love Origin: Hawaiian Flowing, Youthful, Gracious The Dolphin Oliana is a Hawaiian name that derives from the Oleander plant. The Oleander plant is evergreen and symbolizes everlasting love, hence the meaning of this name. Oliana is a beautiful name, nicknames abound with Ollie, Ana and Lia all being top options. It is […]

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Sefina

Meaning: God will Increase Origin: Samoan, Hawaiian, Czech Angelic, Pure, Charming The Cherub Sefina is a Samoan and Czech variation of the name Josephine, from English Joseph, meaning ‘God will Increase’. Sefina reminds me of names like Seraphina, Seraiah and Santina. It is so simple, yet winsome and melodic in appeal. I love it.

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Tane

Meaning: Beauty Origin: Tahitian Beauty, Peace, Bird-Song The Forest Tāne (pronounced TAH-nay) is a Tahitian god, from Māori mythology. He is a son of the Earth Mother – Papa, and Sky Father – Rangi, and some stories say he made Tiki, the first man. He is also helped his brother Atea to create the Tiare […]

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Tiare

Meaning: Flower Origin: Tahitian Tender, Inviting, Solicitous The Mouse Tiare (pronounced TEE-are-AY) is the name of the Tahitian Gardenia, the name derives from root words: Ti Compelling Presence Are Fragrance or Scent Put together, this word means ‘a potent fragrance’ or ‘strong scent’. In Tahitian mythology, the Tiare flower was made by the gods Atea […]

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