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

Viti

New Caledonia, Nouvelle-Calédonie
Kanaky, Caillou

France
Papua New Guinea



Solomon Islands



Vanuatu, New Hebrides Espiritu Santo

Micronesia
Guam


United States
Kiribati
Gilbert & Ellice Islands


    Banaba Island
Ocean Island

Kiribati
    Line Islands
American Islands
Tabuaerau, Kiritimati
Kiribati
        Kiritimati Island
Christmas Island

Line Islands
        Tabuaeran
Fanning Island

Line Islands
Marshall Islands

Aelon Kien Ad

Federated States of Micronesia



    Caroline Islands
Ocean Islands

F.S.  Micronesia
    Chuuk
Truk

F.S.  Micronesia
    Pohnpei
Ponape

F.S.  Micronesia
Nauru
Pleasant Island


Northern Mariana Islands
Ladrone Islands

United States
Palau



Wake Island


United States
Polynesia
American Samoa


United States
Cook Islands


New Zealand
    Puka Puka
Danger Island

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


France
    Austral Islands
Tubuai Is. & Bass Is.

Fr. Polynesia
        Maria, Îles Maria
Hull Island

Austral Islands
        Marotiri
Bass Rocks

Austral Islands
        Rapa, Rapa Iti
Oparo

Austral Islands
        Tubuai

Te Henua e Nana
Austral Islands
    Gambier Islands
Mangareva, Pearl Island
Mahu, Mataura, Taahueia
Fr. Polynesia
        Akamaru
Wainright

Gambier Islands
        Aukena
Elson

Gambier Islands
        Taravai
Belcher

Gambier Islands
    Leewqrd Islands, Iles Sous le Vent

Tuha a Pae
Fr. Polynesia
    Marquesas Islands

Makatea
Fr. Polynesia
    Society Islands
Tahiti
Te Mau Fenua Matai
Fr. Polynesia
        Moorea
Eimeo, or Aimeho

Society Islands
    Tuomotus, Tuomotu Archipelago
Puamoto, Dangerous Ar.

Fr. Polynesia
        Anaa
Chain Island

Tuomotus
    Windward Islands, Iles du Vent

Raro Matai
Fr. Polynesia
Hawaii
Sandwich Islands
Hava`i
United States
New Zealand (Maori)
Aotearoa

Niue
Savage Island


Pitcairn Islands


Great Britain
Samoa

Hamoa (the Islands)

Tokelau
Union Islands

New Zealand
Tonga
Friendly Islands


Tuvalu
Ellice Islands


Wallis and Futuna


France

Current name                                               Formerly known as                           Native name 

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



 

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