Tobia Arutuku Teahana

1939–2001 (Age 62)
Nasinu, Central, Fiji

The Life of Tobia Arutuku

Tobia Arutuku Teahana was born about 1939, in Nasinu, Central, Fiji. He died on 9 September 2001, in his hometown, at the age of 62.

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World Events (3)

1943

Age 4

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.
1963

Age 24

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

Age 29

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

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.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Tobia Arutuku Teahana - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Tobia Arutuku Teahana

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