Karoline Vui

Brief Life History of Karoline

When Karoline Vui was born in 1937, in Falelatai, Samoa, her father, Vui Pipo, was 38 and her mother, Tifiga Tuiletufuga Namaia, was 36. She married Tuivaiti Fetaia'i Siota in 1956, in Samoa. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in April 1996, in Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, at the age of 59, and was buried in Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

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Tuivaiti Fetaia'i Siota
Karoline Vui
Marriage: 1956
Carol Tuivaiti Fetaiai

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    U.S. troops stationed in Western Samoa during World War II, but no battles are fought on the islands.


    WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.


    Sherpa Tenzing and New Zealander Sir Edmund Hilary are the first to conquer Mount Everest.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese: Ming, Kwong, Man, Wing, Chee, Cheuk, Kwok, Wai, Kin, Kin Wah, Siu, Sun, Yiu, Chung, Pak, Hu, Yew, You.


    Mandarin form of the surname 惠, meaning ‘kindness’ in Chinese: (i) said to be borne by descendants of Hui Lian (惠連), son of Lu Zhong, a descendant of the legendary Huang Di, the ‘Yellow Emperor’ (c. 27th century BC ). (ii) from Hui (惠), posthumous title of Zhou Hui Wang (周惠王, King Hui of Zhou, died 652 BC ). (iii) a surname from the Manchu ethnic group in China.

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

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