Sela Loloahi Napa'a

Female10 May 1912–16 February 2001

Brief Life History of Sela Loloahi

When Sela Loloahi Napa'a was born on 10 May 1912, in `Ohonua, 'Eua, Tonga, her father, Suliasi Napa'a, was 34 and her mother, Soana Fanguna, was 19. She married Sione Vailala Sipu on 10 May 1935, in `Ohonua, 'Eua, Tonga. She died on 16 February 2001, in her hometown, at the age of 88.

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Sione Vailala Sipu
Sela Loloahi Napa'a
Marriage: 10 May 1935

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  • Marriage
    10 May 1935`Ohonua, 'Eua, Tonga
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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (2)


    Age 58

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


    Age 87

    Tonga joined the United Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Italian Carmine, Angelo, Pasquale, Pellegrino.

    Italian (southern):

    nickname from nappa ‘gib, large nose’ or from a homonymous word meaning ‘cockade, bow’, or perhaps from (n)nappa ‘ingenue’.

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

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