Almeida Family History

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Almeida Name Meaning

Portuguese and Spanish: habitational name from any of a number of places so named in Portugal or from Almeida in Zamora province, Spain, all named from Arabic as al-medina ‘the city’. 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: Almeda, Alameda, Olmeda, Almada, Merida, De Almeida, Almanza, Alme

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Almeida Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Almeida name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Almeida. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Almeida Family Origin

Where is the Almeida family from?

Almeida Family Occupations

What did your Almeida ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Almeida occupation in the UK was Wine Mcht. 100% of Almeida's were Wine Mchts.

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  • Wine Mcht


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Almeida Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Almeida. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Almeida census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Almeida. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Almeida. For the veterans among your Almeida ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Almeida Life Expectancy

What is the average Almeida lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Almeida life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Almeida in 1944 was 29, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Almeida

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Almeida ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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