HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Social Security Administration has published the totals for the first names from all Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the US since 1880. Names.org, recently released their projections for popular baby names for keiki in Hawaii. 

They report Hawaii comes from a Polynesian word that means “place of gods” or “homeland.” You will find Polynesian influence on the lists of baby names in Hawaii.

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The boy names expected to be popular in Hawaii are:

  1. Noah
  2. Liam
  3. Mason
  4. Elijah
  5. Lucas
  6. Kai
  7. Oliver
  8. Ezekiel
  9. Jaxon
  10. Logan

Names in bold are more unique to Hawaii because they are not predicted to be in the national top 10 boy names in 2022. These names include Mason, Kai, Ezekiel, Jaxon and Logan.

For girls, the top names in Hawaii are expected to be:

  1. Olivia
  2. Amelia
  3. Luna
  4. Ava
  5. Sophia
  6. Isabella
  7. Mia
  8. Mila
  9. Isla
  10. Aria

Names in bold are more unique to Hawaii because they are not predicted to be in the national top 10 girl names in 2022. These names include Mila, Isla and Aria.

Other popular baby names in Hawaii that didn’t make the top ten list:

  • Ezra 
  • Eli 
  • Elias 
  • Maveric 
  • Maya 
  • Leila 
  • Kaia 
  • Leilani 
  • Kailani 
  • Kalea

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To read the full report and see the list of projected popular baby names for Hawaii head to Names.org.