When Manoel Alves da Nobrega II was born about 1772, in Santa Luzia, Paraíba, Brazil, his father, Capitão Manoel Álvares da Nóbrega I, was 25 and his mother, Maria José de Medeiros Valcacér I, was 25. He married Maria Leocádia da Conceição II about 1800, in Santa Luzia, Paraíba, Brazil. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 7 January 1830, in his hometown, at the age of 59.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Manuel, Jose, Carlos, Fernando, Francisco, Luis, Mario, Domingos, Sergio, Alfredo, Armando, Ricardo. Portuguese Joao, Joaquim, Paulo, Albano, Ilidio, Terezinha, Afonso, Aloisio, Duarte, Guilherme, Heitor, Henrique.
Portuguese and Galician: patronymic from the personal name Álvaro (see Alvaro ).
Scottish: habitational name from Alves, Morayshire, which is pronounced /a:vz/. The placename means ‘plain by a cliff’, from Scottish Gaelic all, ail ‘cliff’ + magh ‘plain, level ground’ (usually denoting ground suitable for cultivation).
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