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The ancient and noble Portuguese surname Siqueira is of habitation origin, deriving from the place name where the initial bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname Siqueira 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 Siqueira was someone who was identified by the members of his community as "one who hailed from Sequeira."

Early Origins of the Siqueira family


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

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Early History of the Siqueira family

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Early History of the Siqueira family


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Siqueira Spelling Variations

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Siqueira Spelling Variations


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

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Early Notables of the Siqueira family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Siqueira family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Siqueira family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Siqueira family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Siqueira Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Siqueira, aged 29, who emigrated to America, in 1893

Siqueira Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joaquin Siqueira, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Lisboa, Portugal, in 1916
  • Manuel D Siqueira, aged 25, who landed in America from Estarruga Portugal, in 1916
  • Pedro C. Siqueira, aged 26, who settled in America, in 1918
  • Sabastia Siqueira, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1918
  • Jose Diogo Siqueira, aged 30, who landed in America from Ceara, Brazil, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Siqueira (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Siqueira (post 1700)


  • Marcelo Costa Resende Siqueira (b. 1987), Brazilian football player
  • Marco Aurélio Siqueira (b. 1970), retired Brazilian footballer
  • Jefferson Andrade Siqueira (b. 1988), Brazilian striker
  • Guilherme Madalena Siqueira (b. 1986), Brazilian footballer
  • Ethevaldo Mello de Siqueira, Brazilian journalist, science writer, consultant and publisher

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