1860–1910 (Age 50)
Vava'u, Tonga

The Life of Penina

Penina was born about 1860, in Vava'u, Tonga. She had at least 1 son with Mataele Talanoa. She died about 1910, in her hometown, at the age of 50.

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Mataele Talanoa
Henele Mataele

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Name Meaning

traditional name, meaning ‘coral’ in Hebrew. It was borne in the Bible by the co-wife (with Hannah) of Elkanah, the father of Samuel. In modern Hebrew it means ‘pearl’ and has become a popular name, often being substituted for Yiddish Perle and English Pearl .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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