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The Portuguese surname Carreiro is of toponymic origin, as it is derived from the place where the original bearer lived or held land. The surname Carreiro is derived from the Galician/Portuguese word "Carreiro" which means "a driver of cars or carts."

Carreiro Early Origins



The surname Carreiro was first found in the region of the Iberian peninsula located along the Galician Portugal border.

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Carreiro Spelling Variations


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Carreiro Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Carreiros, Carreira, Carreiras and others.

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Carreiro Early History


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Carreiro Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carreiro research. Another 333 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1785, 1824, 1828, 1871, and 1877 are included under the topic Early Carreiro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carreiro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carreiro Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent members of the family include the Portuguese diplomat, Luis Antonio D'Abreu e Lima, who was granted the title of Count of Carreira, was born in Vienna in 1785, and died in Lisbon...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Carreiro Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Carreiro Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Olivia Nunes Carreiro, aged 21, originally from Portugal, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Roma" from Lisbon, Portugal [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6W2-965 : 6 December 2014), Olivia Nunes Carreiro, 02 Nov 1919; citing departure port Lisbon, arrival port New York, ship name Roma, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Gumersindo Carreiro, aged 25, originally from Boboras, Spain, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Manchuria" from Vigo, Spain [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J68P-RZZ : 6 December 2014), Gumersindo Carreiro, 17 Oct 1920; citing departure port Vigo, Spain, arrival port New York, ship name Manchuria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carreiro (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carreiro (post 1700)



  • Ilson Amancio Carreiro Júnior (b. 1991), better known as Junior Carreiro, a Brazilian footballer
  • Helbert Frederico "Fred" Carreiro da Silva (b. 1979), Brazilian footballer

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Carreiro Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6W2-965 : 6 December 2014), Olivia Nunes Carreiro, 02 Nov 1919; citing departure port Lisbon, arrival port New York, ship name Roma, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J68P-RZZ : 6 December 2014), Gumersindo Carreiro, 17 Oct 1920; citing departure port Vigo, Spain, arrival port New York, ship name Manchuria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
  6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 19676. Print.
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Guiseppi, Montague Spencer, edition. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies. Mancester, England: The Huguenot Soceity of London, 1921. Print.
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The Carreiro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carreiro 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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