US Popularity:25363
Other Origin(s):Hawaiian
Meaning:Marvel of God; Hawaiian Goddess of fire and volcanoes
If you want to match baby's heavenly energy, make way for the gender-neutral name Pele. While some say it originates in the lovely Hebrew name Pelia, meaning "marvel of God," others point to its Hawaiian roots. As the “goddess of fire and volcanoes” in Hawaiian mythology, Pele is credited with forming the islands. This fiery deity is also called Ka wahine ʻai honua, meaning "the earth-eating woman." As baby learns to fan their radiant flames, they'll surely tap into Pele's crackling power. Whether they're marveling at the heavens or igniting with inspiration, they'll always keep you on your toes! Speaking of being quick on your feet, Pele is also the nickname of legendary Brazilian footballer Edson Arantes do Nascimento.

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