Name: Leialoha

Origin and Meaning of the Name Leialoha

  • Meaning:
    Beloved child
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (lay ah LO ha)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Leialoha)
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Miscellaneous Info for Leialoha

  • Additional Info:
    Leialoha came into use as a surname as many Hawaiian names did in 1860 with the law meaning all Hawaiians would take their father's name as their surname. Leialoha's meaning comes from aloha meaning beloved and lei meaning child. Lei in names often means child rather than garland as children who were loved were carried by their parents on their shoulders rather like a flower lei went around the shoulders. Traditionally unisex, Leialoha is now used more for females. It was very popular in the early part of the 20th century and has since fallen in popularity.

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