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Multiple Origins for the Surname Desouza


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Early Origins of the Desouza family



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Migration of the Desouza family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Desouza family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Desouza Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jose Bernando de Souza, aged 36, arrived in New York in 1919 from Havre, France [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QS-4J4 : 6 December 2014), Jose Bernando de Souza, 14 Dec 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name , NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Antonio de Souza, aged 22, arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Great City" from Portland, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q6-527 : 6 December 2014), Antonio de Souza, 02 Feb 1919; citing departure port Portland, England, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Great City, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Manuel de Souza, aged 21, originally from West Indies, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Mayaro" from Grenada, British West Indies [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QV-3JF : 6 December 2014), Manuel de Souza, 19 Feb 1919; citing departure port Grenada, British West Indies, arrival port New York, ship name Mayaro, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Carmen de Souza, aged 18, originally from Port of Spain, T'dad, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Mayaro" from Port of Spain, Trinidad [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67S-M2F : 6 December 2014), Carmen de Souza, 08 Apr 1919; citing departure port Port of Spain, Trinidad, arrival port New York, ship name Mayaro, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Edith De Souza, aged 28, originally from Isabellton, Jamaica, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Abangarez" from Kingston, Jamaica [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67F-ZTY : 6 December 2014), Edith De Souza, 05 Dec 1919; citing departure port Kingston, Jamaica, arrival port New York, ship name Abangarez, 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 Desouza (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Desouza (post 1700)


  • Kevin C. Desouza, American Associate Professor at the University of Washington
  • Cedric Victor desouza, American artist, art director, writer and musician
  • Wilfred de Souza GCIH, FRCS, FRCSE (1927-2015), Indian surgeon and politician from Goa
  • Tony DeSouza (b. 1974), Peruvian mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt
  • Erika Cristina de Souza (b. 1982), Brazilian professional women's basketball player
  • Eugenio de Souza, Marquis of Mendía

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QS-4J4 : 6 December 2014), Jose Bernando de Souza, 14 Dec 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name , 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:J6Q6-527 : 6 December 2014), Antonio de Souza, 02 Feb 1919; citing departure port Portland, England, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Great City, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QV-3JF : 6 December 2014), Manuel de Souza, 19 Feb 1919; citing departure port Grenada, British West Indies, arrival port New York, ship name Mayaro, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67S-M2F : 6 December 2014), Carmen de Souza, 08 Apr 1919; citing departure port Port of Spain, Trinidad, arrival port New York, ship name Mayaro, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67F-ZTY : 6 December 2014), Edith De Souza, 05 Dec 1919; citing departure port Kingston, Jamaica, arrival port New York, ship name Abangarez, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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