Name: Hina

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hina

  • Meaning:
    Sunshine; greens
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  • Meaning:
    A goddess of various Polynesian cultures
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  • Meaning:
    Myrtle vine
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  • Pronunciation:
    (HEE nah)
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    Itself (Hina)
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Miscellaneous Info for Hina

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  • Used in:
    Hindi and Japanese speaking countries
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    In Japan, Hina was ranked 1st of most popular names of 2006. It is also associated with the Hina Matsu doll festival in March.
    The most popular combination of characters to form the name is currently the characters for "sun, sunshine" and "vegetable; greens".

    In Polynesia Hina is a goddess who is often associated with death, the moon, sunset and sunrise. In some cultures she was the first woman, in others the mother of the god Maui and in others Maui' aunt.

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