Meaning & History
From the movie Bird of Paradise (1932), in which it was borne by the main character, a Polynesian girl . The movie was based on a 1912 play of the same name set in Hawaii.
People think this name is
modern youthful upper class natural wholesome delicate refined strange simple
Sources & References
- Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of First Names. Oxford, 1990, page 212.
Entry updated February 4, 2020