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Sequeira Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of numerous places in Portugal named Sequeira or (in Galicia) a topographic name from sequeira ‘arid land’ from Late Latin siccaria a derivative of siccus ‘dry’. This surname is also found in western India where it was taken by Portuguese colonists. Compare Siqueira .

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


Similar surnames: Pereira, Cerqueira, Nogueira, Teixeira, Siqueiros, Pesqueira, Perera

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Where is the Sequeira family from?

You can see how Sequeira families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sequeira family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Sequeira families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Sequeira families living in London. This was about 62% of all the recorded Sequeira's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Sequeira families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sequeira surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sequeira ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Sequeira. 100% of Sequeira men worked as a Labourer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
    100%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sequeira. 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 Cards

There are 556 military records available for the last name Sequeira. For the veterans among your Sequeira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sequeira lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sequeira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Sequeira in 1950 was 66, and 71 in 2004.

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