Uata Mafi

Brief Life History of Uata

When Uata Mafi was born on 31 October 1927, in Ha'alaufuli, Vava'u, Tonga, his father, Tevita Mafi, was 31 and his mother, 'Anasiale Mafi, was 30. He married Ana Matafahi in 1948. He died on 13 September 1973, at the age of 45.

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Uata Mafi
'Ana Maatafahi
Marriage: 1956

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    Tonga ceases to be a British protectorate and becomes fully independent within the British Commonwealth.

    Name Meaning

    Tongan: unexplained.

    Iranian: probably from a shortened form of the personal name Moafi, based on the Persian word (of Arabic origin) muʻāfī ‘privilege, exemption’, also ‘forgiveness’ (compare 3 below).

    Bangladeshi: from the personal name Mafi, based on maf ‘to forgive’, a Bengali word of Persian origin (see 2 above).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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