Mele Fehoko

Utui, Vava'u, Tonga

The Life Summary of Mele Fehoko

When Mele Fehoko was born in 1858, in Utui, Vava'u, Tonga, her father, Lavemai, was 26 and her mother, Mohulamuipangai, was 24. She married Sione Palaki in 1879.

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Sione Lepa
Mele Fehoko
Marriage: about 1890
Luisa Nau
Tonga Nau
Tevita Kavaefiafi Nau

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1890Tongatapu, Tonga
  • Children


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    World Events (1)

    Age 112
    Tonga ceases to be a British protectorate and becomes fully independent within the British Commonwealth.

    Name Meaning

    Probably a contracted form of Meriel , but also associated with the small class of girls' names derived from birds, since it is identical in form with Old French merle ‘blackbird’ (Latin merula). The name came to public notice in the 1930s with the actress Merle Oberon ( 1911–79 , born Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson ).

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

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