Moana Name Meaning & Origin
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An old popular Polynesian name for girls and boys that means Ocean. But predominantly, Moana is just viewed as a feminine name only! If you name your son Moana, he’s probably never going to speak to you again. And when he goes to school, the kids are just going to tease him to death, so I wouldn’t recommend the name Moana to anyone’s son unless you live in Hawaii. I think it’s a girl’s name, not a boy’s name.
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“I know men and women named Moana; people of various ages too” - AH
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Moana has been commonly used in Polynesian culture for generations. It means a large body of water: the ocean.
Polynesian countries: New Zealand, Samoa, Hawaii, Tahiti, French Polynesia, Tonga, Cook Islands,...
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Moana from "Moana"