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Moreira Family History

Moreira Name Meaning
Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Portugal and Galicia called Moreira, from moreira ‘mulberry tree’.

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

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78,663 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
481 Military Records
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Name Distribution of Moreira Families

  • Number of Moreira families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Moreira last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Moreira last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Moreira census records

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Moreira Family Origin

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Moreira Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Moreira families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Moreira

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Moreira Family Occupations

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

Moreira Civil War Service Records

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