Meaning:Tame; Goddess of hula
Laka is a unique feminine name. Thanks to its rarity, its meaning and origin might be considered somewhat of a mystery. The name might be most known for being borne by two heroes in Hawaiian and Polynesian mythology. It is thought to come from the Hawaiian word laka, meaning “tame,” encouraging baby to embrace their more gentle side. Laka is also believed to be the goddess of hula in ancient Hawaiian mythology, making for a sweet way to keep baby connected to their heritage.

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