Teixeira Family History

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Teixeira Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the places in Portugal and Galicia named Teixeira (written Teijeira in Castilian Spanish), from a derivative of Portuguese and Galician teixo ‘yew tree’ (Latin taxus).

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

Similar surnames: Sequeira, Tejera, Oliveira, Texeira, Pereira, Carreira, Vieira

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Teixeira Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Teixeira name?

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

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  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Spain


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Teixeira Family Origin

Where is the Teixeira family from?

Teixeira Family Occupations

What did your Teixeira ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Teixeira occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Teixeira's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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

Teixeira Historical Records

What Teixeira family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Teixeira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teixeira 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Teixeira. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Teixeira. For the veterans among your Teixeira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Teixeira Life Expectancy

What is the average Teixeira lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Teixeira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Teixeira in 1949 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Teixeira

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Teixeira 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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