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Gouveia Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places so called, in particular one in the province of Beira Baixa. The place name is first recorded in the Latin forms Gaudela and Goudela; it is of obscure origin.

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


Similar surnames: Lovera, Goudeau, Poveda, Goede, Dover, Gougeon, Goglia, Olvera

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Gouveia Family Occupations

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Gouveia Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Gouveia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gouveia in 1948 was 51, and 67 in 2004.

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