Oliveira Family History

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Oliveira Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Oliveira, from Portuguese and Galician oliveira ‘olive grove’ (Late Latin olivarius, a derivative of Latin oliva ‘olive’), or a topographic name from this word.

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

Similar surnames: Olivera, Oliva, Teixeira, Oliver, Olivero, Vieira, Silveira, Viveiros

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Oliveira Family Origin

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Oliveira Family Occupations

What did your Oliveira ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Oliveira.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Oliveira Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Oliveira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oliveira 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Oliveira. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Oliveira. For the veterans among your Oliveira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oliveira Life Expectancy

What is the average Oliveira lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Oliveira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Oliveira in 1942 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oliveira 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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