Figueira Family History

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Figueira Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: topographic name for someone who lived near a fig tree from figueira ‘fig tree’ (from Latin ficaria), or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Nogueira, Higuera, Figueroa, Fichera, Noguera, Sequeira, Ferreira

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Figueira Family Origin

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Figueira Family Occupations

What did your Figueira ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Figueira occupation in the USA was Doctor. 25% of Figueira's were Doctors. A less common occupation for the Figueira family was Printer. Doctor, Gardener and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Figueira.

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  • Doctor

    25%
  • Gardener

    25%
  • Keeps House

    25%
  • Printer

    25%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Figueira ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Figueira Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Figueira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Figueira census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Figueira. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Figueira. For the veterans among your Figueira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Figueira Life Expectancy

What is the average Figueira lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Figueira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Figueira in 1950 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Figueira

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Figueira ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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