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The ancient and noble Portuguese surname Sequeira is of habitation origin, deriving from the place name where the initial bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname Sequeira comes directly from "Sequeira", which is derived from the same word and signifies "sterile land" or "dry land." Hence, the original bearer of the surname Sequeira was someone who was identified by the members of his community as "one who hailed from Sequeira."

Sequeira Early Origins



The surname Sequeira was first found in the western region of Portugal. The original bearer of the surname Sequeira was Goncalo Anes Redondo who married Urraca Fernandes de Andrade, the lady of the estate of Sequeira.

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Sequeira Spelling Variations


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Sequeira Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sequeira, Sequeiro, Sequeiras,Siqueiros, Siqueiro and many more.

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Sequeira Early History


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Sequeira Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sequeira research. Another 345 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1643 and 1753 are included under the topic Early Sequeira History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sequeira Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sequeira Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sequeira 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:

Sequeira Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Elise Sequeira, aged 4, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • Jose Sequeira, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Mijarella, Portugal, in 1910
  • Jose Augusto Sequeira, aged 21, who settled in America from Villa Ruivan, Portugal, in 1914
  • Antonio d'Almeida Sequeira, aged 39, who landed in America from Mareco, Portugal, in 1914
  • Antonio Jose Sequeira, aged 27, who settled in America from Portugal, in 1915
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sequeira (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sequeira (post 1700)



  • Domingos António de Sequeira (1768-1837), Portuguese painter
  • Douglas Sequeira Solano (b. 1977), Costa Rican football defender
  • Germán Sequeira (1884-1951), Nicaraguan politician
  • Alejandro Sequeira (b. 1975), Costa Rican international footballer
  • Juanito Sequeira (b. 1982), Dutch professional footballer
  • Marlon Sequeira (b. 1989), Canadian professional soccer player
  • Benvindo Sequeira (b. 1947), Brazilian actor, comedian, author, theater, film and television director

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    4. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    5. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sequeira Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sequeira 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 20 July 2016 at 11:58.

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