Sousa Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Portugal named Sousa. The place name is of pre-Roman origin.

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


Similar surnames: Moura, Souza, Somma, Musa, Rosa, Posa, Ossa, Soucy, Rossa, Socia

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Sousa Family Origin

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Sousa Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sousa family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Sousa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Sousa's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sousa.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%

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Sousa Historical Records

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Sousa Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Sousa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sousa in 1944 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

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