When Miguela Cruz was born on 21 May 1938, in San Antonio, Nueva Ecija, Philippines, her father, Pascual Cruz, was 30 and her mother, Rocila Alvaran, was 37. She married Pedro Gabriel on 4 May 1957, in San Isidro, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. She died on 1 July 1999, in San Isidro, Nueva Ecija, Philippines, at the age of 61.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Manuel, Miguel, Francisco, Pedro, Jesus, Angel, Ramon, Roberto. Portuguese Joao, Wenceslao, Anatolio, Godofredo, Ligia, Paulo, Sil, Albano, Joaquim, Manoel, Margarida, Omero.
Spanish and Portuguese:
topographic name for someone who lived by a cross or crossroad, from cruz ‘cross’ (from Latin crux), or a habitational name from any of numerous places called (La) Cruz. Compare Spanish Lacruz .