Russell James Amaral

Male15 November 1959–23 September 1989

Brief Life History of Russell James

When Russell James Amaral was born on 15 November 1959, in Hilo, Hawaii, Hawaii, United States, his father, George Edward Amaral, was 29 and his mother, Hazel Mae Leopoldino, was 27. He died on 23 September 1989, in his hometown, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

George Edward Amaral
Hazel Mae Leopoldino
Russell James Amaral
Steven Paul Amaral

Sources (1)

  • R Amaral, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)


Age 1

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

1960 · Fifty Star Flag

Age 1

The 50 Star Flag Design is adopted to be the nation’s flag


Age 9

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. , is assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Manuel, Jose, Carlos, Mario, Armando, Fernando, Luis, Jorge, Eduardo, Francisco, Ernesto, Joaquin. Portuguese Joao, Joaquim, Paulo, Guilherme, Serafim, Vasco.

Portuguese: habitational name from any of numerous minor places called Amaral. The placename is probably from the term amaral (from Latin amarus ‘bitter’), denoting a kind of black grape. Alternatively, the origin may be a collective noun derived from Spanish maro, amaro ‘cat-thyme’ (from Latin marum, influenced by Spanish amargo ‘bitter’).

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

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