CHamoru Clan Names: Based on Animals 

Clan names derived from a name of animal is one of 10 categories of CHamoru Family Clan names, i.e. Kichu (Sargeant fish), Binådu (deer), Karabao (water buffalo), Månnok (chicken). Do you know the history behind how the clan/nickname came about?

Can you name other CHamoru clan names that are derived from a name of animal?

*Heads-up: The 2024 CHamoru Genealogy Workshop Symposium is being planned for Guam sometime in September. Stay tuned!