Cayetano Aguirre Herrera

Male7 August 1920–8 May 1991

Brief Life History of Cayetano

When Cayetano Aguirre Herrera was born on 7 August 1920, in Guanaceví, Durango, Mexico, his father, Aniceto Aguirre Lazcano, was 27 and his mother, Carmen Herrera Lucero, was 21. He married Amparo Medina in Santa Bárbara, Chihuahua, Mexico. He died on 8 May 1991, at the age of 70.

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Cayetano Aguirre Herrera
Amparo Medina

Sources (3)

  • Cayetano Aguírre, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997"
  • Aniceto Aguirre in entry for Cayetano Aguirre Herrera, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997"
  • Cayetano Aguirre Herrera, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    Santa Bárbara, Chihuahua, Mexico
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    United States recognizes Obregón government.


    Age 4

    Plutarco Elías Calles elected president.


    Age 20

    Manuel Ávila Camacho presidency. Mexico joins Allies in declaring war on Axis powers. PRM reorganized to provide wider representation and renamed Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional--PRI). Bracero (migrant Mexican worker) agreement established between Mexico and United States.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Luis, Jesus, Carlos, Raul, Miguel, Pedro, Mario, Francisco, Jorge.

    Basque: Castilianized form of Agirre, a topographic name from ager, agir ‘open space, pasture’. This is found as the first element of several placenames, reflected in Basque surnames such as Aguirrezabal ‘broad open space’. The surname Aguirre may also be a shortening of any of these. Compare Aquirre .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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