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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."

Siqueira Early Origins



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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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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Siqueira Early History


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Siqueira Early History



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

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Siqueira Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Siqueira Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    4. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
    5. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    11. ...

    The Siqueira Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Siqueira 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 6 June 2014 at 22:05.

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