Moriori Submitted Surnames

Moriori names were used by the Moriori people of the Chatham Islands, part of New Zealand.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Horomona Moriori
This was not only a last name but a first name. This was one of the last names of the last full blooded Moriori named Tame Horomona Rehe (Tommy Solomon).
Tapu Moriori
Tapu in the Moriori language means sacred. This was the surname of a 19th century Owenga Moriori leader named Hirawanu Tapu (?-1900).