Pereira Family History
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Pereira Name Meaning
Portuguese, Galician, and Jewish (Sephardic): topographic name from Portuguese pereira ‘pear tree’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word in Portugal and Galicia. The surname is also common in western India, having been taken there by Portuguese colonists.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Perera, Sequeira, Moreira, Pereyra, Pereida, Pereda, Ferreira