Sirio Farias Benitez

Brief Life History of Sirio

Sirio Farias Benitez was born on 5 April 1928, in Salto, Salto, Uruguay as the son of Antonio Farias and Delcia Benitez. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 57, and was buried in Salto, Uruguay.

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Family Time Line

Sirio Farias Benitez
Zulma Ester Farias Rodriguez
Cirio Fabian Farias Da Rosa

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Sirio Farias - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Sirio Farias Benitez
  • Sirio Farías, "Uruguay, Índice del Registro Civil, 1900-1937"

World Events (3)


Opposition groups excluded from politics following military coup.


Campaign by Tupamaros guerrillas.


Violent protests against repression and deteriorating economic conditions.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Juan, Jesus, Carlos, Pedro, Francisco, Jorge, Roberto, Jose Luis, Luis, Raul. Portuguese Joao, Messias, Joaquim, Paulo, Serafim.

Portuguese and Spanish: apparently the plural form of Faria .

Italian (southern): topographic name from Greek pharias, a derivative of pharos ‘beacon’, ‘lighthouse’.

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

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