The Pacific Islander's Book of Names:

A Dictionary of Modern and Ancient First Names Used by People from Guam and Other Pacific Islands

by Brenna E. Lorenz

Cover of The Pacific Islander's Book of Names.

The back cover of Pacific Islander's Book of Names

    Are you looking for baby names from around the world? Guam is a melting pot of Pacific and Asian peoples and these are the names found in use there and on neighboring islands. The book includes more than 22,000 names, including Hawaiian, Japanese, Micronesian, Chamoru (Chamorro), Fijian, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Filipino, Spanish, Arabic, Sanskrit and American names. The book includes meanings, origins, variations and diminutives.

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