Sequeira Family History

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Sequeira Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Portugal named Sequeira, or (in Galicia) a topographic name from sequeira ‘arid land’, from Late Latin siccaria, a derivative of siccus ‘dry’. This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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

Similar surnames: Pereira, Cerqueira, Nogueira, Teixeira, Siqueiros, Pesqueira, Perera

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Sequeira Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sequeira name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • Southern Asia


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


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Sequeira Family Origin

Where is the Sequeira family from?

Sequeira Family Occupations

What did your Sequeira ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, General Practitioner M R C S Eng L S A and General Practitioner Surgeon Etc were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sequeira. The most common Sequeira occupation in the UK was General Practitioner M R C S Eng L S A. 50% of Sequeira's were General Practitioner M R C S Eng L S As.

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  • General Practitioner M R C S Eng L S A

  • General Practitioner Surgeon Etc


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

Sequeira Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sequeira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sequeira 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sequeira. 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 556 military records available for the last name Sequeira. For the veterans among your Sequeira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sequeira Life Expectancy

What is the average Sequeira lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sequeira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Sequeira in 1950 was 66, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sequeira

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sequeira 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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