Taito Kava

1895–about 1980 (Age 85)
Mangaia, Cook Islands

The Life Summary of Taito

Taito Kava was born in 1895, in Mangaia, Cook Islands as the daughter of Pe Vaitata and Kava Ruau. She had at least 1 son with Tinirau Tamarua. She died about 1980, at the age of 85.

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Tinirau Tamarua
Taito Kava
Teariki Tapurangi Fruela Tinirau Tamarua

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World Events (2)

Age 6
Islands are annexed by New Zealand.
Age 70
Cook Islands become a self-governing territory in free association with New Zealand. Albert Henry, leader of the Cook Islands Party, is elected as the territory's first prime minister.

Name Meaning

Czech: nickname from a variant of kavka ‘jackdaw’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Polish kawa ‘coffee’, probably an artificial name but possibly a metonymic occupational name for a coffee merchant.

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

Sources (1)

  • Taito in entry for Teariki Tapurangi Tinirau, "Cook Islands, Public Records, 1846-1989"

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