Maori Names

Maori names are used by the indigenous people of New Zealand, the Maori.
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ANAHERAfMaori
Means "angel" in Maori.
ANARUmMaori
Maori form of ANDREW.
AROHAfMaori
Means "love" in Maori.
ATAAHUAfMaori
Means "beautiful" in Maori.
AWHINAfMaori
Means "help, support" in Maori.
HEMImMaori
Maori form of JAMES.
HINEfMaori
Means "girl" in Maori.
HOHEPAmMaori
Maori form of JOSEPH.
HUHANAfMaori
Maori form of SUSAN.
KAHURANGIf & mMaori
From the name of a type of green gemstone found in New Zealand, meaning "sky blue" in Maori.
KAURImMaori
From the name of a type of tree found in New Zealand (species Agathis australis).
KIRIfMaori
Means "skin of a tree or fruit" in Maori. This name has been brought to public attention by New Zealand opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa (1944-).
MAATAfMaori
Maori form of MARTHA.
MANAIAf & mMaori
From the name of a stylized design common in Maori carvings. It represents a mythological creature with the head of a bird and the body of a human.
MEREfMaori
Maori form of MARY.
MIKAEREmMaori
Maori form of MICHAEL.
MOANAf & mMaori, Hawaiian, Tahitian
Means "ocean, wide expanse of water, deep sea" in Maori and Hawaiian (as well as in other Polynesian languages).
NGAIOfMaori
Maori name which is derived from the name of a type of tree, also called the mousehole tree. This name was borne by New Zealand crime writer Dame Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982).
NGAIREfMaori
Possibly means "flaxen" in Maori.
NIKAUmMaori
From the name of a type of palm tree found in New Zealand (species Rhopalostylis sapida).
NIKORAm & fMaori
Maori form of NICHOLAS or NICOLE.
PAORAmMaori
Maori form of PAUL.
PATARIKImMaori
Maori form of PATRICK.
PETERAmMaori
Maori form of PETER.
PIRIPImMaori
Maori form of PHILIP.
RANGImMaori, Polynesian Mythology
Means "sky" in Maori. In Maori and other Polynesian mythology Rangi or Ranginui was a god of the sky, husband of the earth goddess Papa. They were locked in a crushing embrace but were eventually separated by their children, the other gods.
ROIMATAfMaori
Means "tear drop" in Maori.
RUIHAfMaori
Maori form of LOUISA.
TAMAmMaori
Means "son, boy" in Maori.
TAMATImMaori
Maori form of THOMAS.
TANEmMaori, Polynesian Mythology
Means "man" in Maori. In Maori and other Polynesian mythology Tane was the god of forests and light. He was the son of the sky god Rangi and the earth goddess Papa, who were locked in an embrace and finally separated by their son. He created the tui bird and, by some accounts, man.
TIMOTImMaori
Maori form of TIMOTHY.
TIPENEmMaori
Maori form of STEPHEN.
WAIMARIEfMaori
Means "good luck" in Maori.
WHETUfMaori
Means "star" in Maori.
WIREMUmMaori
Maori form of WILLIAM.