HaumeafPolynesian Mythology From the goddess of fertility and childbirth in Hawaiian mythology. A notable use of the name is the third dwarf planet from the Sun and second dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt (located between Pluto and Makemake).
KoharafPolynesian Mythology Kohara is the goddess of tuna, and is considered the "mother of all tuna fish". The word also means "to throw a flash of lightning, as a deity". In Māori mythology, lightning begat tuna. In that sense, Kohara can be considered the "ancestor of tuna".
MakemakemPolynesian Mythology From the Rapa Nui mythology of Easter Island, was the creater of humanity and the god of fertility. A notable use of the name is for the fourth dwarf planet from the Sun and the third dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt.
TikokuramPolynesian Mythology "Storm-Wave". A Polynesian god of monstrous size and enormous power. He has an angry temperament which, without provoking, easily flares up.
Tumu-te-ana-oafPolynesian Mythology The personfication of echoes in Cook Islands mythology. Her name means "the cause of the call or voice heard from caves", from tumu meaning "cause", oa meaning "voice" and ana meaning "caves".
Vaeam & fTongan, Samoan, Tahitian, Polynesian Mythology Meaning unknown, though it likely means "king, prince, noble, chief" based on the fact that the meaning of Mapu 'a Vaea, natural blowholes in Houma on the island of Tongatapu in Tonga, is known to be 'Whistle of the Noble/Chief/King' in Tongan... [more]
Varima-te-takerefPolynesian Mythology Primordial mother goddess in Cook Islands mythology. Her name has been attested as meaning "goddess of the beginning" or "the mud at the bottom". It may be derived from vari meaning "mud" and takere meaning "bottom of a canoe".