Birth Name: Dinah Jane Milika Ilaisaane Hansen Amasio
Place of Birth: Santa Ana, California, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 22, 1997
Ethnicity: Tongan, as well as 1/16th Danish, and Samoan and Fijian
Dinah is the daughter of Milika Amasio and Gordon Hansen. She has said:
I’m mainly Tongan but i have Samoan, Fijian, & Danish up in the mix as well. Hence my last name Hansen so dat makes me 100% human lol
Her family is LDS (Mormon).
Dinah’s paternal grandfather is George Hopoate Hansen (the son of Thomas Hansen and Mele Talau Mote’emoa/Talaumoteemoa Luani). Thomas was born in Haalaufuli Vavau, Tonga, the son of Hans Jorgen Hansen, who was Danish, born in Scholostein, Haderslev, Denmark, and of Kalesita Fifita Kuma or Palekaua, who was born in Tuanuku, Vava’u, Tonga. Dinah’s great-grandmother Mele was born in Nuku’alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, the daughter of Mosese Manu Luania and Funaki ‘Oholelei/’Aholelei or Sula.
Dinah’s paternal grandmother is named Seini.
Dinah’s maternal grandparents are Amoni Amasio and Susana “Susie” Motulalo Pauu. Amoni was one of the first Tongans to settle in southern California. A picture of Amoni can be seen here.
Sources: Genealogy of Dinah Jane (focusing on her father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Dinah’s father (focusing on his father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Article about Dinah’s mother’s family – http://articles.latimes.com
Marriage record of Dinah’s maternal grandparents, Amoni Amasio and Susana “Susie” Motulalo Pauu – https://familysearch.org
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