When Alatili Tai was born about 1878, in Kolofo'ou, Tongatapu, Tonga, his father, Paula Anitelu Tai, was 27 and his mother, 'Ana Havea, was 25. He died on 4 December 1912, at the age of 35.
Some characteristic forenames: Chinese: Chi, Kam, Ming, Cheung, Chi Sing, Han, Hong, Hsing, Man, On, Pin, Ping. Korean Hak, Nam, Woon, Cho, Chong, Chung, Heeyoung, Kok, Min, Pang, Tam, Wook.
Mandarin form of the surname 邰: (i) from the placename Tai (邰), the name of a fief (located in Wugong in Shaanxi province) granted to Hou Ji, an official during the reign of the legendary Emperor Yao (c. 24th century BC ). (ii) complicated form of the Chinese character Tai (台), the name of a place (located in Shandong province) in the state of Lu during the Spring and Autumn period (770–476 BC ). (iii) adopted as a surname by the Da Li Ji (大利稽) family from the Xianbei ethnic group in northern China during the Northern Wei dynasty (386–534 AD ).
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