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Ramon Avancena was a notable member of the Avancena family in the Phlippines. Did the Avancena family originate in the Philippines? What is the meaning of the surname Avancena? What is the ethnicity of this family?  Unfortunately, no one from the family has yet shared this information.  If you know more about the Avancena family, please share your knowledge now.

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The meaning of Avancena come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Avancena are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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  • Ramón Avanceña (April 13, 1872 - June 12, 1957) was a Chief Justice of the Philippines. He served from 1925-1941, when he resigned during the nearing of the Japanese Occupation. Ramón Avanceña served as a legal adviser to the Revolutionary government of Iloilo, Capiz and Antique, and was chosen to negotiate with the American forces in Panay during the final days of the Philippine Revolution. During the American rule, he was appointed as assistant attorney in the Bureau of Justice and he was promoted to auxiliary judge in 1905. He was attorney-general from 1914 to 1917, when he was appointed to the Supreme Court as an Associate Justice. Upon the death of Manuel Araullo in 1924, he succeeded as Chief Justice, but he had to wait until 1925 to be formally appointed. He was supposed to join Quezon in exile during the onset of the Japanese Occupation, but worried that he would not be together with his family, he decided to stay put. His sons, José and Alberto and Jesús, became practicing attorneys. The Ramon Avanceña High School in Manila and Iloilo are named after him.

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