Miguel Pereira Bento

Brief Life History of Miguel

Miguel Pereira Bento was born in Lisbon, Portugal as the son of Francisco Pires Bento and Laurentina Dias Pereira. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

Francisco Pires Bento
1884–
Laurentina Dias Pereira
1894–
Júlia Pereira Bento
1921–
Miguel Pereira Bento
Raquel Pereira Bento
Lurdes Pereira Bento dos Santos
1931–2012
Celeste Pereira Bento dos Santos
1936–
António Pereira Bento
1937–2011

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    World Events (1)

    1911

    New constitution separates church from state. Manuel Jose de Arriaga elected first president of republic.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Mario, Fernando, Jorge, Francisco, Pedro, Juan, Julio, Armando. Portuguese Joao, Paulo, Joaquim, Henrique, Ilidio, Agostinho, Duarte, Amadeu, Adao, Ademir, Ligia, Aderito.

    Portuguese and Galician: topographic name from Portuguese pereira ‘pear tree’, or a habitational name from a place called with this word in Portugal and Galicia (Spain). This surname is also found in western India, having been taken there by Portuguese colonists.

    Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Iberian surname (see 1 above) at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.

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

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