Sequeira Family History
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Sequeira Name Meaning
Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Portugal named Sequeira, or (in Galicia) a topographic name from sequeira ‘arid land’, from Late Latin siccaria, a derivative of siccus ‘dry’. This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pereira, Cerqueira, Nogueira, Teixeira, Siqueiros, Pesqueira, Perera