When Marie Adela Vargas was born on 29 September 1957, in Toppenish, Yakima, Washington, United States, her father, Ignacio S Vargas, was 32 and her mother, Ella Mae Gideon, was 37. She died on 24 December 2002, in Goldendale, Klickitat, Washington, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Goldendale, Klickitat, Washington, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Manuel, Pedro, Francisco, Jorge, Jesus, Rafael, Miguel, Roberto. Portuguese Paulo, Ligia, Vasco, Catarina, Conceicao, Joao, Omero, Serafim, Wenceslao.
Spanish and Portuguese: habitational name, probably from Vargas in Cantabria, or a topographic name from vargas, plural of varga, a dialect term meaning ‘(thatched) hut, steep slope’ or ‘fenced pastureland which becomes waterlogged in winter’. Compare Bargas and De Vargas .