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Where did the French Ferreira family come from? What is the French Ferreira family crest and coat of arms? When did the Ferreira family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Ferreira family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ferrier, Ferriez, Ferrié, Ferier, Ferie, Farrier, De Ferrier, De Farier, Le Feries, Les Feriers and many more.
First found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ferreira research. Another 322 words(23 lines of text) covering the years 1238, 1438, 1460, 1475, 1479, 1496, 1521, 1554, 1558, 1596, 1619, 1668, 1683, 1700, 1737, 1779, 1843, and 1882 are included under the topic Early Ferreira History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 21 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ferreira Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ferreira Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- Antonio Ferreira, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1802
- Juan DeDios Ferreira, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1852
- Jose Ferreira, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1854
- R Ferreira, aged 23, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1854
- Joaquin Ferreira, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860
Ferreira Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
- Adelina Ferreira, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States from St. Michael's, Portugal, in 1906
- Adelino N. Ferreira, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Frossos, Portugal, in 1907
- Agostinho Ferreira, aged 23, who settled in America from Porto Mor, Portugal, in 1911
- Abel Tavares Ferreira, aged 24, who settled in America from Gouvcia, Portugal, in 1911
- Alberto Ferreira, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Nasbainhos, Portugal, in 1911
- Sky Ferreira (b. 1992), American model, singer, songwriter, and actress
- Anne Ferreira (b. 1961), French politician
- Benign Ferreira, Paraguayan statesman
- António Ferreira (1528-1569), Portuguese poet
- Benigno Assuncion Ferreira (1846-1920), President of Paraguay
- Manuel Jesualdo Ferreira (b. 1946), Portuguese football manager
- Aluísio "Lula" Elias Ferreira Xavier (b. 1951), Brazilian basketball coach
- Peter M. Ferreira (b. 1970), Portuguese Concert Violinist
- Aluízio Ferreira (1897-1980), Brazilian politician
- Aurélio Buarque de Holanda Ferreira (1910-1989), Brazilian dictionarist and writer
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The Ferreira Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ferreira Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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