Demetrio Nicolas Naventa Herrera

Male21 December 1942–3 April 2000

Brief Life History of Demetrio Nicolas

When Demetrio Nicolas Naventa Herrera was born on 21 December 1942, in Chuquibamba, Condesuyos, Arequipa, Peru, his father, Esteban Naventa, was 24 and his mother, Elena Aurora Herrera Herencia, was 23. He died on 3 April 2000, in his hometown, at the age of 57.

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Esteban Naventa
Elena Aurora Herrera Herencia
Daniel Felix Naventa Herrera
Demetrio Nicolas Naventa Herrera
Higinia Honorata Naventa Herrera

Sources (6)

  • Nicolas Benavente H en el registro de Sofia Yrene Benavente Huaranca, "Perú, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1603-1992"
  • Demetrio Nicolas Naventa Herrera en el registro de Julián Rodolfo Naventa Huaranca, "Perú, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1603-1992"
  • Demetrio Naventa Herrera en el registro de Jakeline Vanessa Naventa Huaranca, "Perú, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1603-1992"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (3)


Age 33

Quechua, the language of the Inca, was made an official language along with Spanish of Peru.


Age 39

Peru fights border war with Ecuador over Cordillera del Condor, which a 1942 protocol had given to Peru.


Age 56

Border agreement with Ecuador.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Jesus, Luis, Jorge, Francisco, Raul, Rafael, Mario, Roberto.

Spanish: habitational name from any of various places in the provinces of Seville and Badajoz named Herrera, from a word meaning ‘iron smithy, blacksmith's forge’ (a derivative of hierro ‘iron’, Latin ferrum). In the US, it is also found among Native Americans (Pueblos) in NM. Compare De Herrera and Errera .

Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Spanish 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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