Tahitian Names

Tahitian names are used in French Polynesia (part of which is the island of Tahiti).
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HEIRANIfTahitian
From Tahitian hei "crown, garland" and rani "heaven, sky".
HEITIAREfTahitian
From Tahitian hei "crown, garland" and tiare "flower".
HEREMOANAmTahitian
From Tahitian here "loved, dear" and moana "ocean".
HERENUIfTahitian
From Tahitian here "loved, dear" and nui "big".
MAEVAfTahitian, French
Means "welcome" in Tahitian. It gained popularity in France during the 1980s.
MOANAf & mMaori, Hawaiian, Tahitian
Means "ocean, wide expanse of water, deep sea" in Maori and Hawaiian (as well as in other Polynesian languages).
MOERANIm & fTahitian
From Tahitian moe "sleep" and rani "heaven, sky".
POMAREm & fTahitian
From Tahitian po "night" and mare "cough". This name was borne by four kings and a queen of Tahiti. The first king adopted the name after his child died of a cough in the night.
TAMATOAmTahitian
From Tahitian tama "child" and toa "warrior".
TIAREfTahitian
Means "flower" iin Tahitian, also specifically referring to the species Gardenia taitensis.
VAIHEREfTahitian
From Tahitian vai "water" and here "loved, dear".
VAIMITIfTahitian
From Tahitian vai "water" and miti "sea, salt".
VAITIAREfTahitian
From Tahitian vai "water" and tiare "flower".