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Ferreira Early Origins



The surname Ferreira was 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.

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Ferreira Spelling Variations


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Ferreira Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ferrier, Ferriez, Ferrié, Ferier, Ferie, Farrier, De Ferrier, De Farier, Le Feries, Les Feriers and many more.

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Ferreira Early History


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Ferreira Early History



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, 1496, 1554, 1619, 1475, 1596, 1668, 1700, 1558, 1683, 1737, 1779, 1479, 1521, 1843, 1882, 1508, 1585 and 1562 are included under the topic Early Ferreira History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ferreira Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ferreira Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ferreira 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:

Ferreira Settlers in 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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ferreira Settlers in 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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ferreira (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ferreira (post 1700)



  • Sky Ferreira (b. 1992), American model, singer, songwriter, and actress
  • Anne Ferreira (b. 1961), French politician
  • Sérgio Henrique Ferreira (1934-2016), Brazilian physician and pharmacologist who led the way of the discovery of ACE inhibitors, the widely used anti-hypertension drug
  • Vergílio Ferreira (1916-1996), Portuguese writer
  • Elisa Ferreira (b. 1955), Portuguese politician
  • Francisco Ferreira Drummond (1796-1858), Portuguese historiographer, paleographer, musician and politician
  • José dos Santos Ferreira (1919-1993), known as "Adé", Portuguese-Macanese poet
  • José Maria Ferreira de Castro (1898-1974), Portuguese writer and journalist
  • María Eugenia Vaz Ferreira (1875-1924), Uruguayan teacher and poet
  • Paul Ferreira (b. 1973), Canadian politician
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    11. ...

    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.

    This page was last modified on 30 August 2016 at 08:29.

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