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

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  • Head Gardener (Dom Serv)

    33%
  • Iron Moulder (Manf)

    33%
  • Railway Goods Guard

    33%

In 1881, Head Gardener (Dom Serv) and Iron Moulder (Manf) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Souza. A less common occupation for the Souza family was Railway Goods Guard. The most common Souza occupation in the UK was Head Gardener (Dom Serv). 33% of Souza's were Head Gardener (Dom Serv)s.

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Souza Historical Records

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Souza Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Souza

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