Name: Aroha

Origin and Meaning of the Name Aroha

  • Meaning:
    Love, mercy, pity, compassion and poor
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (AH roh ha)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Aroha)
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    Relatively common amongst English speakers in New Zealand and with New Zealanders in other countries, Aroha's meaning is often given as love. While this is one meaning of the name the word Aroha has many other meanings in Maori including poor, pity, sympathy, condolences and mercy. Aroha conveys all of these feelings and states. The meaning of love alone does not cover the true meaning of the name which is very important for all names in Maori culture.

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