Vilimaina Leya

1927–2002 (Age 75)
Vatoa, Central, Fiji

The Life of Vilimaina

When Vilimaina Leya was born in 1927, in Vatoa, Central, Fiji, her father, Lemeki Biau, was 27 and her mother, Laisani Railala, was 23. She died in 2002, in her hometown, at the age of 75.

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World Events (6)


Age 16

WWII. Fiji was occupied by Allied forces. Fijiians served in the army in the Solomons and a Bougainville. They terrified the Japanese. Indian emigrants did not serve in the army.

Age 36

Women and Fijians enfranchised. predominantly Fijian Alliance Party (AP) set up.

Age 41

University of the South Pacific established. University of the South Pacific established.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Vilimaina Leya - Individual or family possessions: birth: 1927; Vatoa, Central, Fiji, Pacific Islands

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