Uata Mafi

Male31 October 1927–13 September 1973

Brief Life History of Uata

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

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Uata Mafi
Salote Ma'atafahi
Marriage: about 1952
Luseane Mafi

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  • Marriage
    about 1952
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (1)


    Age 43

    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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