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Oliveira Family History

Oliveira Name Meaning
Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Oliveira, from Portuguese and Galician oliveira ‘olive grove’ (Late Latin olivarius, a derivative of Latin oliva ‘olive’), or a topographic name from this word.

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

473,706 Historical Documents with Oliveira on Ancestry.com
392,734 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,630 Military Records
16,734 Immigration Records
5,467 Census and Voter Lists
56,141 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Oliveira Families

  • Number of Oliveira families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Oliveira families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Oliveira last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Oliveira census records

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Oliveira Family Origin

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Oliveira Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Oliveira 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 Oliveira

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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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Oliveira Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Oliveira census records

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Oliveira Civil War Service Records

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