Berta Leon Gomez

1914–2007 (Age 93)
Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru

The Life of Berta

Berta Leon Gomez was born about 1914, in Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru as the daughter of Victor Leon Vera and Salome Gomez. She died about 2007, in her hometown, at the age of 93.

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Victor Leon Vera
Salome Gomez
Mario Enrique León Gomez
Domingo Leon Gomez
Berta Leon Gomez
Mercedez Leon Gomez
Domingo Leon Gomez
Agripina Roverta Vera Gomez

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World Events (3)


Age 15

Chile returned Tacna to Peru.

Age 61

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

Age 67

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

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (León): habitational name from León, a city in northwestern Spain, named with Latin legio, genitive legionis ‘legion’, a division of the Roman army. In Roman times the city was the garrison of the 7th Legion, known as the Legio Gemina. The city's name became reduced from Legion(em) to Leon(em), and in this form developed an unetymological association with the word for ‘lion’, Spanish león.2 Spanish: from the personal name León, from Greek leōn ‘lion’ ( see Lyon 2). Leon is also found as a Greek family name.3 Spanish: nickname for a fierce or brave warrior, from león ‘lion’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Berta Leon Gomez - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Berta Leon Gomez

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