Origin of the name GUAFI.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name GUAFI.
name derived from the vocabulary word guafi, meaning "fire."
... the Chamorro word for fire, guafi,
was written by M. Gaimard after the French manner 'goifi';chalan
(road) he rendered 'shalan,' and achu (stone) 'ashou.'
The latter two words were written by Chamisso 'tialan' and 'atju.'
(American Anthropologist, Amer. Anthr. Assoc., 1903)