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Gender: Female Meaning of Pakuna: "deer jumping as she runs downhill" Origin of Pakuna: Native American, Miwok

The name Pakuna is a girl's name of Native American origin meaning "deer jumping as she runs downhill". Pakuna and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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Mhill46 Says:


Very specific meaning but very interesting. Beautiful name! Maybe would use for a middle name

Sarah8 Says:


Can't get over that meaning, Lol.