US Popularity:6260
Meaning:The freed one; Commoner; Freed of taboo
Kanoa is a gender-neutral name of Hawaiian origin. This melodic title means “the freed one,” “commoner,” or “freed of taboo,” so it should come as no surprise when this adventurous spirit begins to carve their own path. In traditional Hawaiian culture, naming your baby is a thought-provoking task, from honoring prophecy to preserving history. Many in this part of the world choose a name that is symbolic or pays homage to family lineage. Naming your little one Kanoa could be the perfect way to pay tribute to a loved one, seeing their essence shine on in this new life. If choosing this name from a blank slate, who knows, maybe this will be the beginning of a long line of free spirits.

Kanoa Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kanoa is currently #4316 on The Bump
Boy:Kanoa is currently #2415 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Kanoa is currently #2907 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kanoa is currently #6260 in U.S. births
Boy:Kanoa is currently #2900 in U.S. births

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  • WordSense Dictionary, Kanoa

  • Name Doctor, Kanoa

  • Behind the Name, Kanoa, March 2015

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