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Type Surname
Usage Rapanui

Meaning & History

People with this surname have a connection to the Rapa Nui Ngaure clan. Rapu is the surname of Rapanui insurrection leader and mayor of Rapa Nui aka Easter Island Alfonso Rapu (1942) who led a revolt against the Chilean government in 1965. This is also the surname of his younger brother Sergio Rapu first native governor of the Rapa Nui island.
Added 12/11/2023 by myre36915