Carmen Rivera Morales

Female3 April 1948–6 November 2000

Brief Life History of Carmen

Carmen Rivera Morales was born on 3 April 1948, in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico. She died on 6 November 2000, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the age of 52.

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    World Events (3)


    Age 4

    Puerto Rico becomes a Commonwealth. Puerto Rico's constitution is proclaimed, establishing a commonwealth with autonomy in internal affairs.


    Age 45

    Spanish and English declared as official languages.


    Age 50

    Hurricane George sweeps across the territory causing serious damage. President Clinton declares Puerto Rico a disaster zone.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Angel, Miguel, Manuel, Francisco, Jesus, Pedro, Jorge, Roberto.

    Spanish: habitational name from any of several places called Rivera, from ribera ‘bank, shore’ (from Late Latin riparia). Compare De Rivera .

    Catalan and Italian (southern): variant of Ribera , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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