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Mesquita Family History

Mesquita Name Meaning
Portuguese: probably a topographical name from mesquita ‘mosque’. IGI SW Europe only in Portugal. RS.Spanish: topographic name from a variant spelling of mezquita ‘mosque’.

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

22,227 Historical Documents with Mesquita on Ancestry
13,667 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
219 Military Records
1,321 Immigration Records
1,427 Census and Voter Lists
5,593 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mesquita Families

  • Number of Mesquita families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mesquita families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mesquita last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mesquita census records

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Mesquita Family Origin

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Mesquita Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mesquita

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Mesquita Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mesquita census records

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Military Service by Mesquita

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