Oscar Paz Bonilla was born on 11 December 1940, in Danlí, El Paraíso, Honduras as the son of Augusto Paz and Maria Ernestina Bonilla. He died on 6 July 1999, in his hometown, at the age of 58.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Luis, Carlos, Mario, Juan, Jorge, Manuel, Miguel, Pedro, Francisco, Jesus, Julio. Portuguese Albano, Joao.
Spanish and Portuguese: from the Christian religious (Marian) epithet paz ‘peace’ (from Latin pax, genitive pacis), forming the names María de la Paz (Spanish) and Maria da Paz (Portuguese). Compare De la Paz .
Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the name in 1 above at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some Jewish descendants retained the surname that their families had adopted as Roman Catholics.