• 593 Moana

Moana

First Name
593
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
First
Last
On This Page

How to Pronounce Moana

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from North Carolina, United States
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from Florida, United States
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from New York, United States
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Moana?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Moana mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Moana

"Moana" is a name of Polynesian / Hawaiian origin, and it means "Ocean". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

moana (“ocean”).

  1. A female given name.
  2. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Moana

Moana is a pop music singer, songwriter, film-maker, and singing. Moana was given the name Moana Maniapoto on June 22nd, 1961 in Invercargill.

Popularity:

Popularity:

Moana Carcasses Kalosil is a Prime Minister of Vanuatu. Moana was born on January 27th, 1963 in Tahiti.

Popularity:

Moana Mackey is a member of parliament. She was most active from 2003 to 2014. Moana was born on February 28th, 1974 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Popularity:

Moana was born on March 7th, 1989.

Popularity:

Moana was born in 1988.

Popularity:

Notable Persons With the Last Name Moana

Moana is a pop music singer, songwriter, film-maker, and singing. Moana was given the name Moana Maniapoto on June 22nd, 1961 in Invercargill.

Popularity:

Martin was born on August 13th, 1973 in Huntly, New Zealand.

Popularity:

David was born on February 16th, 1982 in Whakatane.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Moana in the U.S.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1941 8 8 0
1942 8 8 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 11 11 0
1955 7 7 0
1956 10 10 0
1957 5 5 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 7 7 0
1960 8 8 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 7 7 0
1964 7 7 0
1967 7 7 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 12 12 0
1972 6 6 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 12 12 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 13 13 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 11 11 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 5 5 0
1986 10 10 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 5 5 0
1991 8 8 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 6 6 0
1995 5 5 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 13 13 0
2001 10 10 0
2002 8 8 0
2003 9 9 0
2004 5 5 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 16 16 0
2007 10 10 0
2008 19 19 0
2009 12 12 0
2010 9 9 0
2011 12 12 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 19 19 0
2014 15 15 0
2015 18 18 0
2016 56 56 0

Fun Facts about the name Moana

  • What name lists does Moana rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Moana? Moana is the 14,419th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Moana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 593 babies born with the first name Moana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Moana to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Moana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Moana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Moana is Friday, February 16th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Moana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Moana was in 2016 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Moana Factoid: According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Moana is not a popular baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1956.
  • Weird things about the name Moana: Your name in reverse order is Anaom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nomaa. How do you pronounce that?

What Moanas Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Moana

Name poster for Moana(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.