Souza Family History

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Souza Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: variant of Sousa.

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


Similar surnames: Sousa, Moura, D'souza, Bouza, Soza, Souva, Soule, Socia, Vozza

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Souza Family Origin

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Souza Family Occupations

What did your Souza ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brass Moulder and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Souza. 10% of Souza men worked as a Brass Moulder and 60% of Souza women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Souza were None (incapacitated) and Roving Tenter Cotton Spinning

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brass Moulder
    10%
  • Labourer General
    10%
  • Member Of Brazilian Treasury Deligation
    10%
  • None (incapacitated)
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    60%
  • Formerly Housewife
    10%
  • None Retired
    10%
  • Roving Tenter Cotton Spinning
    10%

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

Souza Historical Records

What Souza family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Souza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Souza 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 27,000 immigration records available for the last name Souza. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Souza. For the veterans among your Souza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Souza Life Expectancy

What is the average Souza lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Souza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Souza in 1944 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Souza

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Souza 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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