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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Francisco Pires Bento
Laurentina Dias Pereira
Júlia Pereira Bento
Miguel Pereira Bento
Raquel Pereira Bento
Lurdes Pereira Bento dos Santos
Celeste Pereira Bento dos Santos
António Pereira Bento

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    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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