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Carreiro History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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."


Early Origins of the Carreiro family


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

Early History of the Carreiro family


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Carreiro Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Carreiro family (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...
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Migration of the Carreiro family to the New World and Oceana


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, who 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, who 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.).

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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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.).


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