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De Souza Name Meaning

Portuguese and Jewish (Sephardic): variant of De Sousa .

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


Similar surnames: De Sousa, D'souza, Souza, De Costa, De Sa, De Paula, Di Rosa

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Where is the De Souza family from?

You can see how De Souza families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Souza family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most De Souza families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 De Souza families living in Massachusetts. This was about 67% of all the recorded De Souza's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of De Souza families in 1880.
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Souza. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Souza. For the veterans among your De Souza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average De Souza lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, De Souza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for De Souza in 1966 was 70, and 56 in 2004.

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