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Carreira Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of various places so named in Portugal (and Galicia), from carreira ‘road’, ‘thoroughfare’, originally a road passable by vehicles as well as pedestrians (from Late Latin carraria (via), a derivative of carrum ‘cart’).

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


Similar surnames: Carrera, Carreiro, Barreira, Barreiro, Cabrera, Carrara, Carrero

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Carreira Family Origin

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Carreira Family Occupations

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Carreira Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carreira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carreira 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Carreira. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Carreira. For the veterans among your Carreira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carreira Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Carreira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Carreira in 1953 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

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