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What does Mahina mean?

Mahina Pronunciation of Mahina [mahi-na] as a girls' name is pronounced mah-HEE-nah. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Mahina is "moon, moon-light". The Hawaiian equivalent of Diana, goddess of the moon.

Associated with: moon, light, goddess.


1 relation via Diana: Diahna.

Creative forms:
(female) Mahien, Mahisa, ..

(male) Mahino, Mahon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mahina Rosalie (M.R.), ..

How popular is Mahina?

Mahina is an uncommon first name for females and also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Diana (#295 the previous year) is the only prominent related form of Mahina (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. This form of Mahina was at the height of its popularity during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.38%) and has become much less widespread since (usage 0.06%, down 83.2%), with Diana becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Diana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mahina and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Carina, Darina, Davina, Faina, Gavina, Hasina, Jaina, Janina, Karina, Lacina, Laina, Madina, Madira, Madona, Mahra, Maida, Maiga, Makena, Malana, Malena, Malia, Malika, Malina, Mallina, Malvina, Manika, Manya, Marcina, Mareina, Marin, Marinda, Marine, Marinn, Marita, Marlina, Marna, Marnina, Martina, Marvina, Masina, Massina, Mavina, Maxina, Maxine, Mazhira, Medina, Meena, Mena, Mima, Minna, Moana, Mona, Monna, Mouna, Moyna, Muna, Nadina, Pamina, Pathina, Raina, Ravina, Sadina, Sahbina (see Sabina), Sarina, Satina, Tabina, Talina, Tarina, Tashina, Valina, Vanina, Varina, Wahnna, Yarina and Zahna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mahina.

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