Brief Life History of Mussa

Mussa CAMARA was born in 1951, in Bouna, Zanzan, Côte d'Ivoire as the son of Aboulaye Camara and Nassata Kangoute. He died in 2000, in his hometown, at the age of 49.

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Aboulaye Camara
Nassata Kangoute

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    World Events (2)


    Age 9

    France grants independence. Felix Houphouet-Boigny becomes President. He holds power until he dies in 1993.


    Age 49

    Fighting erupts between Gbagbo's mainly southern Christian supporters and followers of Ouattara, who are mostly Muslims from the north.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Manuel, Carlos, Jose, Jorge, Ana, Francisco, Luis, Pedro, Juan, Alejandro, Armando, Augusto. Portuguese Joao, Duarte, Joaquim, Afonso, Heitor, Manoel, Marcio, Messias. African/Muslim Mamadou, Boubacar, Mamady, Aboubacar, Amadou, Bakary, Fatou, Ousmane, Babacar, Balla, Brahima, Hamidou.

    Spanish (Cámara) and Portuguese (Câmara): from Spanish cámara, Portuguese câmara ‘(main) room’ (from Latin camera), hence an occupational name for a courtier or servant who had access to the private living quarters of a king or noble.

    West African (mainly Guinea, Senegal, Mali, and Ivory Coast): from the name of the Kamara clan of the Mandinka and closely related Soninke peoples; see Kamara 1.

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

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