Manuel Muenala Vega

10 July 1934–about 1985 (Age 50)
Otavalo, Imbabura, Ecuador

The Life Summary of Manuel

When Manuel Muenala Vega was born on 10 July 1934, in Otavalo, Imbabura, Ecuador, his father, Manuel Muenala Tituaña, was 33 and his mother, Maria Mercedes Vega Anrango, was 36. He died about 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Manuel Muenala Tituaña
Maria Mercedes Vega Anrango
Segundo Muenala Vega
Manuel Muenala Vega
Mercedes Muenala Vega
Jose Manuel Muenala Vega
Jose Muenala Vega

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World Events (6)

Age 7
Peru invades the Amazonian of El Oro. The two countries go to war. Contention continues through much of the 20th century.
Age 14
Banana trade brings prosperity.
Age 29
Military rule begins.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Manuel, Jesus, Miguel, Rafael, Francisco, Angel, Ramon, Jorge.Spanish: topographic name from vega ‘fertile plain or lowland; water meadow’ (of pre-Roman origin, probably originally denoting irrigated land), or a habitational name from any of numerous places called (La) Vega. Compare De la Vega and De Vega .History: Surname Vega is most famous for the Spanish playwright, poet, and novelist Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio (1562–1635). But another notable bearer of this surname was not Spanish: Jurij Vega (1754–1802) was a Slovenian mathematician, physicist, and artillery officer of the Austrian army, author of Thesaurus Logarithmorum Completus ‘Treasury of all Logarithms’ (first edition published in 1794, 90th edition in 1924), after whom the crater Vega on the Moon is named. His surname, which he adopted as an adult, was neither Spanish nor Slovenian: it was an altered form of his original surname Veha (from veha ‘lingerer’ or from a homonymous word meaning ‘bung’, i.e. the stopper in the bunghole of a cask, by extension ‘drunkard’), of which he was the last known male bearer.

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

Possible Related Names

De la Vega

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