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 Family Origin

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Sequeira Family Occupations

What did your Sequeira ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chief Cook and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sequeira. 15% of Sequeira men worked as a Chief Cook and 42% of Sequeira women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sequeira were Grocer Shop Keeper and Boarding House Keep

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chief Cook
    15%
  • Chiropodist teacher Of Pharmas
    15%
  • Electrician Trainman
    15%
  • Grocer Shop Keeper
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    42%
  • School Teacher
    17%
  • Art Student domestic Duties At Home
    9%
  • Boarding House Keep
    9%

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

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

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