Table of Pacific Island Names

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| '''Fiji'''<br>  
 
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| '''New Caledonia'''<br>  
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| New Caledonia<br>  
 
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| France<br>
 
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| '''Papua New Guinea'''<br>  
 
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| align="center" colspan="4" | '''''Micronesia'''''
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| bgcolor="#00ccff" align="center" colspan="4" | '''''Micronesia'''''
 
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Guam<br>  
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| Guam<br>  
 
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Caroline Islands<br>  
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Caroline Islands<br>  
 
| Ocean Islands<br>  
 
| Ocean Islands<br>  
 
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| <br>  
| F.S.Micronesia<br>
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| F.S. of Micronesia<br>
 
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| '''Nauru'''<br>  
 
| '''Nauru'''<br>  
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Wake Island<br>  
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| Wake Island<br>  
 
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| United States<br>
 
| United States<br>
 
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| align="center" colspan="4" | '''''Polynesia'''''
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| bgcolor="#00ccff" align="center" colspan="4" | '''''Polynesia'''''
 
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;American Samoa<br>  
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| American Samoa<br>  
 
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| United States<br>
 
| United States<br>
 
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Easter Island, Isla de Pascua<br>  
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| Cook Islands<br>
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| New Zealand<br>
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Rarotonga<br>
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| Maaroaro<br>
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| Puka<br>
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| Cook Islands<br>
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Puka Puka<br>
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| Danger Island<br>
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| Cook Islands<br>
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| Easter Island, Isla de Pascua<br>  
 
| Aku Aku<br>  
 
| Aku Aku<br>  
 
| Rapa Nui, Tepito te Henua<br>  
 
| Rapa Nui, Tepito te Henua<br>  
 
| Chile<br>
 
| Chile<br>
 
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| '''French Polynesia'''<br>  
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| French Polynesia<br>  
 
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| <br>  
 
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| France<br>
 
| France<br>
 
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Hawaii<br>  
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| Hawaii<br>  
 
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| United States<br>
 
| United States<br>
 
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| '''New Zealand'''  
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| '''New Zealand''' (Maori)
 
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| Independent<br>
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Cook Islands<br>
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| New Zealand<br>
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Rarotonga<br>
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| Maaroaro<br>
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| Puka<br>
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| Cook Islands<br>
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Puka Puka<br>
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| Danger Island<br>
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| Cook Islands<br>
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| '''Niue'''<br>  
 
| '''Niue'''<br>  
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Pitcairn Islands<br>  
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| Pitcairn Islands<br>  
 
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| '''Tokelau'''<br>  
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| Tokelau<br>  
 
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| New Zealand<br>
 
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| '''Tonga'''<br>  
 
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Revision as of 05:09, 20 November 2008

Table of Pacific Island Names
Current name Formerly known as Native name Affiliation
Melanesia
Fiji



New Caledonia


France
Papua New Guinea



Solomon Islands



Vanuatu



Micronesia
Guam


United States
Kiribati



Marshall Islands



Federated States of Micronesia



     Caroline Islands
Ocean Islands

F.S. of Micronesia
Nauru



Northern Mariana Islands



Palau



Wake Island


United States
Polynesia
American Samoa


United States
Cook Islands


New Zealand
     Rarotonga
Maaroaro
Puka
Cook Islands
     Puka Puka
Danger Island

Cook Islands
Easter Island, Isla de Pascua
Aku Aku
Rapa Nui, Tepito te Henua
Chile
French Polynesia


France
Hawaii


United States
New Zealand (Maori)


Niue



Pitcairn Islands


Great Britain
Samoa



Tokelau


New Zealand
Tonga



Tuvalu



Wallis and Futuna


France

Current name                                               Formerly known as                           Native name 

Rarotonga                                                                                                                      Maaroaro                                               Puka Puka Puka                                                      Danger Ksland
Easter Island  (Isla de Pascua)                          Aku Aku                                                  Rapa Nui, Tepito te Henua
Caroline Islands                                               Ocean Island

Palau                                                              Belau
Chuuk                                                             Truk 
Pohnpei                                                           Ponape
Marshall Islands                                               Ladrone Islands                                        Aelon Kien Ad 
Fiji                                                                                                                                 Viti
Society Islands or Society Archipelago              Tahiti and her Islands,  or                           Te Mau Fenua Matai

                           Windward Islands (Iles du Vent) & Leewqrd Islands (Iles Sous le Vent)     Raro Matai, Tuha a Pae            

Marquesas Islands                                                                                                          Makatea
Tuamotu                                                          Puamoto, Dangerous Archipelago
Anaa                                                               Chain Island  
Moorea                                                            Eimeo or Aimeho
Maria                                                               Hull
Rapa                                                                Oparu
Maritori                                                             Bass
Gambier Islands                                                Mangareva, Pearl Island                            Mahu, Mataura, Taahueia
Akainaru                                                           Wainright
Taravai                                                              Belcher
Aukina                                                              Elson
Tubuai                                                              Austral Islands                                          Te Henua e Nana
Hawaii                                                              Sandwich Islands                                       Hava`i 


Kiribati                                                             Gilbert & Ellice Islands
Line Islands (farther east)                                   American Islands                                       Tabuaerau, Kiritimati
Christmas                                                         Fanning                                                     Kirisimati 

Banaba                                                             Ocean Island
Nauru                                                                Pleasant Island
New Caledonia                                                                                                                   Kanaky
New Zealand                                                                                                                      Aotearoa
Niue                                                                  Savage Island
Samoa                                                                                                                               Hamoa (means the Islands)
Tokelau                                                              Union Islands
Tonga                                                                 Friendly Islands
Tuvalu                                                                 Ellice Island
Vanuatu                                                              New Hebrides, Espiritu Santo                           
Tongariki                                                             Shepherd’s Island
Aoba, Pentecost, & Maewo                                  Cyclades
Wallis and Futuna                                                Hoorne Islands
Futuna                                                                Îles de home
Wallis                                                                                                                                  Uvea