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Kawena'ula - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Kawena'ula
K-A-W-E-N-A-'-U-L-A, is a 10-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Kawena'ula
KA wen a OO la
Meaning of Kawena'ula
The red glow (of sunrise or a fire).
Origin of Kawena'ula
The name 'Kawenaula' has its origins in the Hawaiian language. In Hawaiian culture, names often have deep connections to nature, spirituality, and the surrounding environment. 'Kawenaula' is a combination of two Hawaiian words: 'kawena' and 'ula'. 'Kawena' means 'glowing', 'shining', or 'bright', while 'ula' translates to 'red' or 'scarlet'. When combined, the name 'Kawenaula' can be interpreted as 'bright red' or 'shining scarlet'.
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Popularity of Kawena'ula
The popularity of the name 'Kawenaula' is relatively low, as it is a unique and uncommon name. It is not listed among the most popular names in Hawaii or other regions with Hawaiian influences. However, it is important to note that popularity can vary over time and across different regions.
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Etymology of Kawena'ula

The etymology of the name 'Kawenaula' can be traced back to the Hawaiian language. 'Kawena' is derived from the Proto-Polynesian word 'kawena', which means 'to shine' or 'to glow'. 'Ula' is derived from the Proto-Polynesian word ' Ľula', which signifies the color 'red' or 'scarlet'. These words have been passed down through generations and continue to be used in the Hawaiian language today.

Cultural Significance of Kawena'ula

In Hawaiian culture, colors hold symbolic meanings and are often associated with specific deities, elements, or natural phenomena. The color red, represented by the word 'ula' in the name 'Kawenaula', is associated with the deity Pele, the goddess of fire, volcanoes, and lightning. Red also symbolizes passion, energy, and strength in Hawaiian culture.