Origin:Hawaiian
Popularity:5259
Meaning:ocean, sea, wide expanse of water
Thanks to a certain Disney heroine, Moana is a girl's name that may need no introduction! It is a beautiful Hawaiian given name meaning "ocean, sea, or expanse of water." The name has been a firm favorite among Polynesian communities for years, gaining global popularity with the release of Disney's epic animated film in 2016. Moana follows the story of a brave girl who sails oceans and overcomes obstacles to discover her identity and fulfill her destiny. It is a symbolic name for baby, who will no doubt show great courage and spirit as she too sails the sea of life!

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