Paulo Sulla

1899–1989 (Age 90)
Leyte, Leyte, Philippines

The Life of Paulo

When Paulo Sulla was born in 1899, in Leyte, Leyte, Philippines, his father, Saturnino Sulla, was 29 and his mother, Eustaquia Cañas, was 24. He married Gaudencia Romulo on 10 September 1926, in Camarines Sur, Philippines. He died in 1989, in his hometown, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Paulo Sulla
Gaudencia Romulo
Marriage: 10 September 1926

Spouse and Children

10 September 1926
Camarines Sur, Philippines

Parents and Siblings


    Eustaquia Cañas




World Events (7)


Age 3

"Insurrection ends. Taft improves economic conditions, settles disputes over church ownership of land, establishes ""Pensionado""program, allowing Filipinos to study in U.S. , which helped modernize and westernize the country."

Age 36

Filipino people approve constitution creating the Philippine Commonwealth with Manuel Quezon y Molina as the first president. The Philippines is promised full independence within 10 years.

Age 42

Japan attacks the Philippines by air and invades two weeks later.

Name Meaning

1 Italian: from sulla ‘sainfoin’ (Latin sulla), probably applied as a topographic name for someone who lived where the plant grew or possibly a habitational name from a place named with this word.2 Jewish (from Ukraine): ornamental name from Ukrainian sula ‘pike-perch’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Paulo Sulla in entry for Ernesto Sulla and Paquita Caramoan, "Philippines Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984"

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