Gender Masculine
Usage Various
Pronounced Pron. khoo-NEE-peh-ro(Spanish)
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Meaning & History

This was the name assumed by the 18th-century Spanish Franciscan monk Miguel José Serra, a missionary to California. He named himself after one of Saint Francis's companions, who was named from Latin iuniperus "juniper".

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Entry updated February 28, 2019