Artigas Silva Ramírez

Brief Life History of Artigas

Artigas Silva Ramírez was born on 19 April 1941 as the son of Juan Rosa Silva and Nilda Ramírez. He died on 11 December 1991, in Mercedes, Soriano, Uruguay, at the age of 50.

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Juan Rosa Silva
Nilda Ramírez
Juan Carlos Silva Ramírez
Bocha Silva Ramírez
Nilda Silva Ramírez
Arturo Rolendio Silva Ramírez
Paysandú Silva
Artigas Silva Ramírez
Rosendo Yamandú Silva Ramírez

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    World Events (2)


    Campaign by Tupamaros guerrillas.


    Violent protests against repression and deteriorating economic conditions.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Carlos, Juan, Luis, Jesus, Mario, Fernando, Francisco, Pedro, Roberto, Miguel. Portuguese Joao, Paulo, Joaquim, Agostinho, Duarte, Henrique, Serafim, Vasco, Ilidio, Adao, Afonso, Altair.

    Portuguese, Galician, and Italian: habitational name from any of the many places called Silva in Portugal, Galicia (Spain), and Italy, or a topographic name from (Old) Portuguese and (Old) Galician silva ‘wood’, later ‘bramble’. Compare Da Silva and Silba .

    Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Iberian surname (see 1 above) at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.

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

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