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Origin of the name QUIPUHA.
Etymology of the name QUIPUHA.
Meaning of the baby name QUIPUHA.

  

QUIPUHA.  Chamorro.  Probably from the name of the quipua tree, the seeds of which have the smell of Juniper, found in the sandy plains round Ambato. (The Journal of Botany, v.1, Hooker, 1834).
    When the Spanish landed off the shores of Guam in 1668, it was Chief Quipuha (also Kepuha) who was the high-ranking male.  His death had been foretold by the superior of the mission, which happened accordingly. (A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean, Burney, 1817).

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