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Teixeira Family History

Teixeira Name Meaning
Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the places in Portugal and Galicia named Teixeira (written Teijeira in Castilian Spanish), from a derivative of Portuguese and Galician teixo ‘yew tree’ (Latin taxus).

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

116,005 Historical Documents with Teixeira on Ancestry.com
77,444 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,599 Military Records
6,856 Immigration Records
3,256 Census and Voter Lists
26,850 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Teixeira Families

  • Number of Teixeira families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Teixeira families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Teixeira last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Teixeira census records

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Teixeira Family Origin

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Teixeira Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Teixeira

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Teixeira Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Teixeira census records

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Military Service by Teixeira

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