Melanesian Submitted Names

These names are used in on the islands of Melanesia in the western Pacific Ocean.
gender
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aisake m Fijian, Polynesian
Means "he laughs" in Polynesian.
Akanisi f Fijian
Fijian form of Angus.
Alexade m Fijian
derives from alex and was used for people when they past away until 2013 on fiji
Aliti f Fijian
Aliti is a Fijian name which is very rare. Aliti is a funny,chill and sometimes annoying caring person. Aliti is an individual girl who loves to get her friends back for practically anything.
Apenisa m Fijian
Fijian form of Ebenezer.
Asenaca f Fijian
Fijian form of Asenath.
Caucau m Fijian
Means "praised" in Lauan.
Davith m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Fijian, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati
MEANING : a handsome man conversant with every branch of learning, a wooden antelope ... [more]
Dishana f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Indian, Fijian, Tamil, Punjabi, Marathi, Mauritian, Malayalam
MEANING - an instructor in sacred knowledge
Dith m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Indian, Kannada, Nepali, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Fijian, American, Sinhalese
MEANING : a handsome dark - complexioned man convesant with every branch of learning , a wooden elephant ... [more]
Elisapeci f Fijian
Fijian form of Elizabeth.
Esiteri f Fijian
Fijian form of Esther.
Ilikimi m Fijian
Birth name of George Speight.
Ilisapeci f Fijian
Fijian form of Elizabeth.
Iloilo m Fijian
Diminutive of Iloilovatu.
Iloilovatu m Fijian
Diminutive of Iloilo.
Isa m Fijian
Likely to have originated from eastern Africa.
Jioji m Fijian
Fijian form of George.
Jiuta m Fijian
Fijian form of Juda.
Joji m Fijian
Fijian form of George.
Joni m Fijian
Fijian form of John.
Josivini f Fijian
Fijian form of Josephine.
Kai m & f Melanesian, Melpa
Means "good" in Melpa, spoken in Papua New Guinea.
Kalolaina f Hawaiian, Fijian
Hawaiian and Fijian adoption of Carolina.
Karalaini f Fijian
Fijian form of Caroline.
Kasanita f Fijian
Allegedly means "strike wood together to make fire" in Fijian.
Kepa f Melanesian, Melpa
Means "to be seen" in Melpa, spoken in Papua New Guinea.
Keresi f Fijian
Fijian form of Grace.
Khadyot m Sanskrit, Indian, Tamil, Hinduism, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarati, Fijian
MEANING : Sun, fire-fly. Here ख means sky + द्योत means what is luminous
Khyat m Indian, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hinduism, Fijian, Nepali, Hindi, Sinhalese, Kannada, Malayalam
MEANING : renown, famed, well known, called, celebrated ... [more]
Kona m Fijian
"Kona" is the Fijian pronounciation of the Irish name: O'Connor. Originally used as a pet name for half-white children of the O'Connor clan in Fiji amongst friends and family, the name "Kona" now is a proper name by which a local can be called, registered.
Kshitip m Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Fijian, Nepali, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Name - Kshitip { Xitip } क्षितिप... [more]
Leba f Fijian
Means "necklace" in Lauan.
Litia f Fijian
Fijian form of Lydia.
Loloma f Fijian
Means "love" in Fijian.
Losalini f Fijian
Fijian form of Rosalind.
Maciu m Fijian, Polynesian
Fijian form of Matthew.
Makereta f Fijian
Fijian form of Margaret.
Marau m Fijian, Lauan
Means "happiness" in Lauan.
Miriama f Maori, Fijian (Rare)
Maori and Fijian form of Mary.
Nete m Fijian
Fijian form of Ned.
Nimlesh m Fijian
indian language
Rosi f Polynesian, Melanesian
Polynesian and Melanesian form of Rosie.
Sakiusa m Tongan, Fijian
Tongan and Fijian form of Zacchaeus.
Salawaqa f Fijian, Lauan
Means "canoe path" in Lauan.
Semesa m Fijian
Fijian form of James.
Sereana f Fijian
Means "song" in Fijian.
Shamath m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Fijian, Indian (Sikh)
MEANING - counsellor, Minister, tranquility, quiet, absence of passion
Shelini f South African (Rare), Fijian (Rare), Indian (Rare)
Possibly related to the Indian name Shalini.
Siteri f Fijian
Variant of Esiteri.
Sovaia f Fijian
Fijian form of Sophia.
Taito m Fijian, Samoan, Rotuman
Fijian and Samoan form of Titus.
Taitusi m Fijian
Variant of Taito.
Taniela m Fijian, Tongan
Fijian and Tongan form of Daniel.
Tanna f & m Melanesian
Tanna is the name of an island of the Republic of Vanuatu, an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean.
Tarlae f Fijian
Means "princess" in Fijian.
Timoci m Fijian
Fijian form of Timothy
Tomasi m Tongan, Melanesian, Fijian
Tongan form of Thomas.
Tridevi f Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Gujarati, Odia, Marathi, Rajasthani, Bengali, Nepali, Kannada, Konkani, Assamese, Manipuri, Fijian
The Tridevi is a Concept in Hinduism joining a Triad of Eminent Goddesses. The Feminine Form of Trimurti.
Walota m Fijian
Fijian form of Walter.
Yasi m & f Fijian
Means "sandalwood" in Fijian.