Makena is a Hawaiian place name. Its a region located on the southwestern side of the island of Maui and is derived from the Hawaiian word “makke” meaning “many gathered”. It is for this reason that we are also calling Makena an African-American name.
What does the name Makenna mean for a girl?
Meaning of Makenna Makenna means “daughter of Cionaodh” or “daughter of Cionaoith” and “born of fire” or “fiery love” (from Old Irish “cion” = love/respect + “áed” = fire).
Is the name Makena Hawaiian?
The name Makenna is presumably an altered spelling of the Hawaiian place name Makena. Makena is derived from the Hawaiian word “makke” meaning many gathered and is located on the southwestern side of the island of Maui.
How common is the name Makena?
Makena Name PopularityYearRank% Births20108940.0164%20111,0270.0127%20129430.0145%20139320.0146%107 more rows
What ethnicity is the name Makenna?
The name Makenna is a girls name of Irish, African origin meaning happy one.
Is Makena a rare name?
Makena is not as popular as McKenna or Makenna, but it is the proper spelling when referring to the Hawaiian place name or the Kikuyu “happy one”. In other words, Makena is a very rare name. On the other hand, McKenna and Makenna are moderately popular.
Is Makena a boy or girl name?
The name Makena is a girls name of Irish, African origin meaning happy one.