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Sequeira Family History

Sequeira Name Meaning
Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Portugal named Sequeira, or (in Galicia) a topographic name from sequeira ‘arid land’, from Late Latin siccaria, a derivative of siccus ‘dry’. DK, kh This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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

33,056 Historical Documents with Sequeira on Ancestry.com
22,038 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
543 Military Records
2,048 Immigration Records
3,200 Census and Voter Lists
5,227 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sequeira Families

  • Number of Sequeira families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sequeira families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sequeira last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sequeira census records

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Sequeira Family Origin

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Sequeira Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sequeira

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Sequeira Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sequeira census records

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Military Service by Sequeira

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