Sequeira Family History
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