Moreira Family History

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Moreira Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Portugal and Galicia called Moreira, from moreira ‘mulberry tree’.

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

Similar surnames: Morera, Pereira, Morra, Moura, Vieira, Cortina, Morea, Perera, Lovera

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Moreira Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Moreira name?

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

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  • Portugal


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Native American—North, Central, South


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Moreira Family Origin

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Moreira Family Occupations

What did your Moreira ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Moreira ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Moreira Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Moreira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moreira 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Moreira. 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 505 military records available for the last name Moreira. For the veterans among your Moreira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moreira Life Expectancy

What is the average Moreira lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Moreira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Moreira in 1956 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moreira 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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