Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the usage is rapanui.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Atan Rapanui
This name means Adam. This is the surname of the ariki "king" Atamu Tekena's family.
Pakarati Rapanui
This name was from a given name before it became a surname due to the Rapanui adopting Catholic names as first names and making their original first names their surnames. This surname was the most common Rapanui surname from 1937-1996... [more]
Rapu Rapanui
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... [more]
Riroroko Rapanui
Riroroko is a surname that comes from the Miru Rapa Nui clan. This was concerning the Riro portion the name of a ariki "king" on Easter Island who succeeded Atamu Tekena. Riro was part of the Miru clan... [more]