When Vaai Filemu Leilua was born in 1944, in Lano, Samoa, her father, Filemu Leilua, was 34 and her mother, Paepae Falaga'i, was 29. She died in 1982, in her hometown, at the age of 38.
Italian: patronymic or plural form of a short form of the personal name Gervasio (see Jarvis ).
Italian: metonymic occupational name from vaso ‘pot, tub’.
Romanian: from a short form of the personal name Vasile .