about February 1940–16 October 1940
Houma, Tongatapu, Tonga

The Life of Fonua

When Fonua was born about February 1940, in Houma, Tongatapu, Tonga, his father, Militoni Fonua, was 21 and his mother, Mele Fau Langi, was 19. He died on 16 October 1940, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Name Meaning

1 Dutch: topographic name from fonda ‘mine’ (from Latin fundus, funda).2 Catalan: possibly a topographic name from fonda ‘inn’, from Arabic funduq, or perhaps a nickname from fonda ‘slingshot’.3 The name may also be Italian, a habitational name from a place named with the adjective fondo, fonda ‘deep’, for example Cavafonda ‘deep cave’ or Vallefonda.

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

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