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Cerqueira Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places named Cerquerira, in most cases from a Latin derivative of quercus ‘oak’. The family name also occurs in Sicily, probably of the same origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sequeira, Carreira, Pesqueira, Carrera, Teixeira, Ferrera, Cervera

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Cerqueira Family Origin

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Cerqueira Family Occupations

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Cerqueira Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Cerqueira Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Cerqueira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Cerqueira in 1940 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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