Mariano Merino

17 April 1896–12 December 1999 (Age 103)
Tecoluca, San Vicente, El Salvador

The Life of Mariano

Mariano Merino was born on 17 April 1896, in Tecoluca, San Vicente, El Salvador. He died on 12 December 1999, in Tecoluca, Cuscatlán, El Salvador, at the age of 103.

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Mariano Merino
Serapia De La Luz Umaña De Merino

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World Events (3)


Age 73

El Salvador fights a brief war with Honduras. Thousands of Salvadoran illegal immigrants are evicted from Honduras. El Salvador retaliates.

Age 81

Anti-government guerrilla activities intensify. Reports of increased human rights violations by government troops and death squads. General Carlos Romero is elected president.

Age 81

Jesuit priest Rutilio Grande, S. J. is assassinated by a death squad.

Name Meaning

Spanish: occupational or status name from Spanish merino, the title of a royal or seigneurial functionary who had wide legal and military jurisdiction over a district. The word is from Late Latin maiorinus, a derivative of maior. Compare Mayer and Mayoral .

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

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