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Kaonohi Surname History

According to one branch of the Kaonohi family, this family is from Polynesia and is Polynesian.  The surname Kaonohi means "the eyeball"  ('onohi means "the center of things").  Kaonohi is also the Polynesian name for a star that appears during the months of Kaulua through Ikiiki.

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Kaonohi Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The Kaonohi family is from Polynesia. The Kaonohi family is Polynesian.

Kaonohi Meaning & Etymology

One meaning of Ka`onohi is literally 'the eyeball.'  Different from 'eye,' (which is maka), `onohi refers to a center, or central role, and can be referring to the center of many things, a participant or leader in a performance, a leader of a clan grouping, etc. Ka`onohi-ali`i is the name of a star that appears in the months of Kaulua through Ikiiki.

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Kaonohi were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Kaonohi. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Kaonohi family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Kaonohi transform in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over the years.

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1. Jessica Kaonohi (Producer, Survivor (2000))

2. Leighton Kaonohi (Actor, Jake and the Fatman (1987))

3. Aaron Kaonohi (Sound Department, Independent Lens (1999))

4. Kana Kaonohi (Actress, Shades of Alex Gray (2008))

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