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Da Fonseca Family History

Da Fonseca Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Fonseca, Da Costa, Da Rosa, La Monica, La Monaca, Da Ponte, Desfosses

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There are 95 census records available for the last name Da Fonseca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Da Fonseca census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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There are 704 immigration records available for the last name Da Fonseca. 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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There are 263 military records available for the last name Da Fonseca. For the veterans among your Da Fonseca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Da Fonseca lifespan?

Between 1977 and 2001, in the United States, Da Fonseca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Da Fonseca in 1977 was 41, and 81 in 2001.

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