US Popularity:9536
Meaning:guardian, messenger; beautiful, nice
Manaia is a gender-neutral name of Samoan and Maori origin. In Maori culture, the Manaia is a mythological creature who serves as a messenger between the mortal and spirit worlds. Usually depicted with the tail of a fish, the head of a bird, and the body of a man, its symbol guards against evil. Manaia is one of the most popular Maori names in New Zealand, and is used almost equally for boys and girls. In Samoan, Manaia means “beautiful” or “nice.”

Manaia Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Manaia is currently #4429 on The Bump
Boy:Manaia is currently #2468 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Manaia is currently #2987 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Manaia is currently #9536 in U.S. births
Boy:Manaia is currently #10343 in U.S. births
Girl:Manaia is currently #7097 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1227
from 2022
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