David Avanua Teahana

1944–1985 (Age 40)
Wailoku, Central, Fiji

The Life of David Avanua

When David Avanua Teahana was born on 21 September 1944, in Wailoku, Central, Fiji, his father, Pita Teahana, was 59 and his mother, Mere Dugulala Avanua, was 40. He died on 10 April 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Pita Teahana
1885–1956
Mere Dugulala Avanua
1904–
Sereana Rusa Teahana
1924–1968
Sereana Rusa Teahana
1924–1968
Teresia Raloka Teahana
1926–1937
Tomu Vateai Teahana
1927–1993
Luse Mociwai Teahana
1931–1975
Karalaini Lewatu Teahana
1933–1938
EmaE'ara Arekeniaro Teahana
1934–1943
Tevita Avanua Teahana
1936–1940
Pita Teahana
1938–1944
Mele Araka Teahana
1940–1944
David Avanua Teahana
1944–1985
Jio Tahisimai Teahana
1948–2010

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1885–1956Male

  • Mere Dugulala Avanua

    Female1904–Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1963

Age 19

Women and Fijians enfranchised. predominantly Fijian Alliance Party (AP) set up.
1968

Age 24

University of the South Pacific established. University of the South Pacific established.
1970

Age 26

Fiji becomes independent with Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara of the AP as prime minister.

Name Meaning

Irish (Kerry): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Téacháin ‘descendant of Téachán’, a personal name probably derived from teitheachán ‘fugitive’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: David Avanua Teahana - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: David Avanua Teahana

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