The top 20 Maori baby names for boys and girls.





Topping the list of the most popular Māori baby names in 2015 were Maia for girls and Nikau for boys, according to Te Tari Taiwhenua, the Department of Internal Affairs. Each name was carefully researched by Te Taura Whiri I te reo Māori, the Māori Language Commission, to confirm it was a Māori name.
Here's the full list:

The top 20 names for girls were: The top 20 names for boys were:
1. Maia 1. Nikau
2. Manaia 2. Ari
3. Anahera 3. Manaia
4. Ana 4. Wiremu
5. Aroha 5. Kauri
6. Kaia 6. Mikaere
7. Hana 7. Rawiri
8. Ataahua 8. Ihaia
9. Tia 9. Kai
10. Kora 10. Manaaki
11. Amaia 11. Tai
12. Tui 12. Tane
13. Te Aroha 13. Tamati
14. Kahurangi 14. Taika
15. Awhina 15. Kahurangi
16. Manawa 16. Tangaroa
17. Kara 17. Manawa
18. Aaria 18. Ihaka
19. Rui 19. Tama
20. Te Ao 20. Tawhiri

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