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Viveiros Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: topographic name from the plural of viveiro ‘tree nursery’, ‘(fish) hatchery’, ‘breeding ground’ (Latin vivarium, a derivative of vivus ‘alive’) or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Viveros, Medeiros, Siqueiros, Vivier, Vieira, Rivero, Rivers, Ribeiro

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Where is the Viveiros family from?

You can see how Viveiros families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Viveiros family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 29 Viveiros families living in Massachusetts. This was about 83% of all the recorded Viveiros's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Viveiros families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Viveiros surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Viveiros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Viveiros. 24% of Viveiros men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Viveiros women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Viveiros were New Worker and Power Machine.

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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
    24%
  • Battery Hand
    10%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Spinner
    20%
  • Presser
    15%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Power Machine
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Viveiros. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Viveiros 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 Viveiros. 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 900 military records available for the last name Viveiros. For the veterans among your Viveiros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Viveiros lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Viveiros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Viveiros in 1949 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

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