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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

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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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Average Life Expectancy for Oliveira

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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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