Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Other Forms FormsMahu-Ika, Mafui'e, Mafuike, Mahui'e, Mahuike
Edit Status Status
Meaning & History
Combination of the name Maui
and the Polynesian root hika
"to rub, to burn". In Māori mythology, Mahuika is a fire deity and the wife of Auahitūroa
. The trickster Maui was said to have stolen fire from the goddess's fingernails.