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Avelino Family of the Philippines

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  • Jose Uria Avelino, Jr. (c.1917 - 2006)
    Served as Chairman of the Philippine Racing Commission 1994 and practiced law throughout his working career.
  • Guia Gonzalez Balmori (1920 - 2006)
    Guia Gonzalez Balmori was crowned Miss Philippines at the 1938 Manila Exposition. More here: .
  • Jose Dira Avelino (1890 - 1986)
    Jose Dera Avelino received a BA degree from the Ateneo de Manila, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines, and a Master of Laws from the University of Santo Tomas. He was admitted to ...

The surname Avelino was taken from the personal name Avellino, which was borne by Saint Andrea Avellino and is taken from the city of Avellino in Campania, Italy. It is used in many Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries. This surname was included in the alphabetical catalog accompanying the Claveria Decree of 1849, requiring Filipinos to "select" new last names.

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Avelino Family of the Philippines. Profiles here are those of historical figures, scions of the gentry (de buena familia), revolutionary heroes, scholars, government officials, national athletes and other public personalities (celebrities) in various fields. Find more surnames at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the surname, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)