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Texeira Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: variant of Teixeira.

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

Similar surnames: Teixeira, Pereira, Perera, Pereyra, Moreira, Pereida, Sequeira

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Where is the Texeira family from?

You can see how Texeira families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Texeira family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1881 and 1920. The most Texeira families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 28 Texeira families living in Hawaii. This was about 45% of all the recorded Texeira's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Texeira families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Texeira surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Texeira ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Texeira. 39% of Texeira men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Texeira women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Texeira were Farmer and Canner. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Foreman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Weaver
  • Canner
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Texeira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Texeira census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Texeira. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 450 military records available for the last name Texeira. For the veterans among your Texeira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Texeira lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Texeira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Texeira in 1960 was 30, and 78 in 2004.

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