Figueira Family History

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Figueira Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: topographic name for someone who lived near a fig tree from figueira ‘fig tree’ (from Latin ficaria), or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Nogueira, Higuera, Figueroa, Fichera, Noguera, Sequeira, Ferreira

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Figueira Family Origin

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Figueira Family Occupations

What did your Figueira ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Figueira. 18% of Figueira men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Figueira women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Figueira were Assistant Surveyor and Cashier

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Cook
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Assistant Surveyor
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Waitress
    14%
  • Spinner
    10%
  • Cashier
    5%

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

Figueira Historical Records

What Figueira family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Figueira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Figueira 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Figueira. 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 300 military records available for the last name Figueira. For the veterans among your Figueira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Figueira Life Expectancy

What is the average Figueira lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Figueira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Figueira in 1950 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Figueira

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Figueira 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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