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Multiple Origins for the Surname Sousa


Portuguese


Sousa Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sousa Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mathias Sousa, who landed in Maryland in 1633
  • Matthias Sousa, who arrived in Maryland in 1633
  • Abraham Sousa, who arrived in America in 1679

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sousa (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sousa (post 1700)



  • Melissa De Sousa (b. 1967), American actress
  • Lisa Sousa (b. 1962), American academic historian
  • John Philip Sousa (1854-1932), American composer and conductor best known for his military and patriotic marches
  • G. Gary Sousa, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952
  • Tomas Bernardo Rodrigues Sousa (b. 1987), Portuguese rally driver
  • Osmel Ricardo Sousa (b. 1946), Venezuelan-Cuban impresario
  • Tomé de Sousa (1503-1579), first governor-general of Brazil from 1549 to 1553
  • Martim Afonso de Sousa (1500-1571), Portuguese fidalgo and explorer
  • Frederico Sousa (b. 1978), Portuguese rugby union footballer
  • Hélio Filipe Dias de Sousa (b. 1969), retired Portuguese footballer
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Sousa Family Crest Products


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Citations


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    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Guiseppi, Montague Spencer, edition. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies. Mancester, England: The Huguenot Soceity of London, 1921. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 19676. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    11. ...

    The Sousa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sousa 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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