Fernando Amaya

Male5 September 1944–2 May 1966

Brief Life History of Fernando

When Fernando Amaya was born on 5 September 1944, in Yorktown, DeWitt, Texas, United States, his father, Bonifacio Barrera Hinojosa, was 33 and his mother, Isabel Amaya, was 38. He died on 2 May 1966, in Vietnam, at the age of 21.

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Bonifacio Barrera Hinojosa
Isabel Amaya
Gilbert Hinojosa
Fernando Amaya

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    World Events (3)


    Age 1

    Japan surrenders and the Viet Minh commences the August Revolution, gaining effective control over much of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh declares Vietnam's the independence in Hanoi.

    1945 · Peace in a Post War World

    Age 1

    The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

    1945 · President Dies from Cerebral hemorrhage

    Age 1

    Franklin D. Roosevelt dies from a cerebral hemorrhage. He died in office shortly after his fourth re-election.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Carlos, Juan, Manuel, Francisco, Luis, Miguel, Pedro, Jorge, Raul, Julio, Jaime.

    Basque: habitational name from Amaya, the name of a village in the province of Burgos (where Basque was still spoken during the early Middle Ages), probably named from Castilianized form of Basque amai ‘end’ + the definite article -a.

    Japanese: usually written 天谷 ‘heavenly valley’. It is pronounced Amaya or Amagai in eastern Japan and Amatani in western Japan. Another version is 天矢 ‘heavenly arrow’.

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

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