Albert Amena was born on 15 January 1888, in Chelan, Washington, United States as the son of Ta-We-Na-Po Amena and Snou-Tan-Ik or Cecile or Cecelia. He married Marie Ann Wapato on 10 June 1914, in Chelan, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 12 April 1920, in Okanogan, Washington, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Saint Marys Mission Catholic Cemetery, Omak, Okanogan, Washington, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Alberto, Ana, Arturo, Blanca, Domingo, Felipe, Francisco, Gerado, Gerardo, Gilberto, Guillermo. Italian Angelo, Rocco, Antonio, Carmine, Giuseppe, Leonardo, Vito, Carmela, Ettore, Salvatore, Vincenzo.
Italian and Spanish: metonymic occupational name for a grain grower or merchant, from avena ‘oats, oatmeal’ (from Latin avena).
Italian: habitational name from a place in Calabria called Avena.