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Pereira Name Meaning

Portuguese, Galician, and Jewish (Sephardic): topographic name from Portuguese pereira ‘pear tree’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word in Portugal and Galicia. The surname is also common in western India, having been taken there by Portuguese colonists.

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


Similar surnames: Perera, Sequeira, Moreira, Pereyra, Pereida, Pereda, Ferreira

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Pereira Family Origin

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Pereira Family Occupations

What did your Pereira ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pereira. A less common occupation for the Pereira family was Segar Maker. The most common Pereira occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Pereira's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Segar Maker

    6%

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Pereira Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Pereira ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Pereira Life Expectancy

What is the average Pereira lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Pereira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pereira in 1945 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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United States

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