Vieira Family History

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Vieira Name Meaning

religious byname from Portuguese vieria ‘scallop’ (Late Latin veneria, a derivative of the name of Venus; the goddess was often depicted riding on a scallop). The scallop was a symbol of the pilgrim who had been to the shrine of Santiago de Compostela. habitational name from any of numerous minor places called Vieiria.

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


Similar surnames: Riera, Sierra, Vera, Vielma, Piedra, Veiga, Vivar, Figueira, Vida

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Vieira Family Origin

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Vieira Family Occupations

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  • Dressmaker

    50%
  • Farming

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Vieira occupation in the USA was Dressmaker. 50% of Vieira's were Dressmakers. Dressmaker and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vieira.

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Vieira Historical Records

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Vieira Life Expectancy

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