Pacific Islander Names

Male Names
Female Names
  • Kali (Sanskrit) - Time; black [African, English, Hindi and Swahili speaking countries]

    Kali is the Hindu triple goddess of creation, preservation, and destruction
    Kali (spelled with a "long" a in Sanskrit) is a feminine form of the word "kala," meaning "time". It also means "black". It is a name of the Godess Durga.

Gender Neutral Names
  • Alana (Gaelic) - Rock [English and Hawaiian speaking countries]

    The Latin feminine form of Alan, but a unisex name in Hawaiian.

    The name is borne by actress Alana de la Garza.

  • Ira (Hebrew) - Watchful [English, German and Hindi speaking countries]

    In the Bible Ira is King David's priest. Popular in the early part of the twentieth century it has since become rare. This is said EYE rah.

    It is also used as a female name in Germany and other European countries. This use comes from it be

  • Kala (Sanskrit) - The fine arts [English, Hindi and Hawaiian speaking countries]

    Unisex as a Hawaiian name. In this case it is also written with a macron accent (a straight horizontal line) over the second 'a'.
    The Sanskrit female name Kala (pronounced with a long final vowel a) is also the name of the Goddess of fine arts, and

  • Makala (Hawaiian) - To loosen; to set at liberty; to remit [English and Hawaiian speaking countries]

    With a long first 'a' (maa KAH leh) this could mean 'myrtle'.