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Barreira Name Meaning

Galician (and Portuguese): habitational name from any of numerous places in Galicia and Portugal named Barreira, from barreira ‘clay or loam hollow’.

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


Similar surnames: Barreiro, Carreira, Barreda, Moreira, Barreras, Carreiro, Barcia

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Barreira Family Origin

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Barreira Family Occupations

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

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Barreira Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barreira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barreira census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Barreira. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Barreira. For the veterans among your Barreira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barreira Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Barreira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Barreira in 1961 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

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