Tevita 'Inoke

about 1889–
`Ohonua, Tongatapu, Tonga

The Life of Tevita

When Tevita 'Inoke was born about 1889, in `Ohonua, Tongatapu, Tonga, his father, 'Inoke, was 24 and his mother, Mele Uaisele Fusi, was 20.

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Mele Uaisele Fusi
Tevita 'Inoke
Fifita 'Inoke

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World Events (2)


Age 81

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

Age 110

Tonga joined the United Nations.

Name Meaning

Japanese (earlier pronounced Inoe); topographic name meaning ‘above the well’, found in western Japan and the Ryūkyū Islands. Some bearers were daimyō of Mikawa (now part of Aichi prefecture); others were samurai from western Honshū and southern Kyūshū.

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

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