Maria Barbosa

Femaleabout 1507–

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Barbosa was born about 1507, in Viana do Castelo, Portugal, her father, Álvaro Barbosa Maciel, was 36 and her mother, Margarida Afonso de Mariz, was 31. She had at least 1 daughter with Gonçalo Pires. She died in Brazil.

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Gonçalo Pires
Maria Barbosa
Mécia Barbosa

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    World Events (2)


    Age 73

    Philip II of Spain becomes Philip I of Portugal and independence is lost to Spain.


    Age 73

    The Habsburg Dynasty (Spanish rule).

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Juan, Francisco, Miguel, Luis, Pedro, Alfredo, Carlos, Ricardo, Angel, Armando. Portuguese Joao, Joaquim, Paulo, Agostinho, Manoel, Serafim. Italian Antonio, Marco, Angelo, Carmelo, Eliseo, Leonardo, Sal, Albertina, Cesario, Constantino, Fausto, Flavio.

    Galician and Portuguese: topographic name from barba, a type of plant, + the suffix -osa, denoting a place rich in this plant.

    Italian: unexplained.

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

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