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Formoso Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: nickname for a handsome man, from formoso ‘handsome’ (Spanish hermoso, Latin formosus), or in some cases possibly from a place name with the same etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Formosa, Cardoso, Formato, Forino, Boros, Kormos, Fragoso, Forbes

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Formoso Family Origin

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Formoso Family Occupations

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Formoso Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 385 census records available for the last name Formoso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Formoso 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Formoso. 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 155 military records available for the last name Formoso. For the veterans among your Formoso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Formoso Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Formoso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Formoso in 1954 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

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