The surname Pereira comes from the place name Pereira, which was situated near the river Ave, in the district of Palmeira, in the parish of Sao Pedro Fins. The place itself was derived from the Galician term "peral" which implied a place planted with pear trees.
, in the northwestern corner of the Iberian Peninsula.
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Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, was Nun'Alvares Pereira (1360-1431), a Portuguese hero known as the Great... Another 54 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pereira Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.