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Gender: Female Pronunciation: Pan-EE-ah Origin of Pania: Maori, a mythological sea maiden

The name Pania is a girl's name of Maori origin. Pania and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ocean and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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Pania is a possible alternative to Tania, if you want to go the New Zealand rather than Russian route.

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Pania - sea-maiden in Maori mythological, subject of a famous statue called "Pania of the Reef"


KateMB Says:


Does anyone know how this?

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


Maori and Indonesian are two different cultures.

maggiefromcanada Says:


The description of this name is confusing. It's Maori, not Indonesian. Pania is a mythological sea-maiden in Maori mythology.