How did american samoa get its name?

The origins of Samoa are uncertain. Moa is a very old family/ tribal name, and Sa Moa is "people of Moa". American Samoa is called that to distinguish it from Samoa. American Samoa is a US territory located Southeast of Samoa. It is 5 islands, and 2 atols- about 76 sq. miles of land, and just over 55,000 pwoplw,