When Alejo Posada Guerra was born in September 1872, in Robriguero, Peñamellera Baja, Asturias, Spain, his father, Juan Posada Noriega, was 41 and his mother, Maria Carmen Guerra Villar, was 33. He married Amalia Eduarda Francisca Dosal Cabrales on 27 October 1894, in Vidiago, Llanes, Asturias, Spain. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 21 January 1967, in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain, at the age of 94, and was buried in Vidiago, Llanes, Asturias, Spain.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Jesus, Luis, Raul, Mario, Armando, Francisco, Jorge, Roberto. Portuguese Henrique, Joao, Paulo, Sil. Italian Antonio, Marco, Dario, Lorenzo, Leonardo, Romeo, Aldo, Ciro, Luciano, Vito, Angelo, Sal.
Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: nickname for a belligerent person or for a soldier, from guerra ‘war’.
Italian: from a short form of various medieval compound personal names containing the element guerra ‘war’, for example Vinciguerra .