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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

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Segar Maker

    6%

In 1880, 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. Laborer, Farmer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pereira.

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Pereira Historical Records

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Pereira Life Expectancy

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