Oliveira

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See also: oliveira

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese Oliveira.

Proper noun[edit]

Oliveira (plural Oliveiras)

  1. A surname from Portuguese.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Oliveira is the 1887th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 19055 individuals. Oliveira is most common among White (83.93%) individuals.

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either oliveira (olive tree) or from ulveira, ulvária. Compare Galician Olveira, Spanish Olivera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /o.liˈve(j).ɾɐ/, [o.liˈve(ɪ̯).ɾɐ]
 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ɔ.liˈvɐj.ɾɐ/, [ɔ.liˈvɐj.ɾɐ]
    • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /ɔ.liˈvej.ɾɐ/, [ɔ.liˈvej.ɾɐ]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /ɔ.liˈve.ɾɐ/, [ɔ.liˈve.ɾɐ]

Proper noun[edit]

Oliveira m or f

  1. a toponymic surname.

Proper noun[edit]

Oliveira

  1. a common toponym in Portugal and Galicia:
    1. A location in Portugal:
      1. A parish of Amarante
      2. A parish of Arcos de Valdevez
      3. A parish of Barcelos
      4. A parish of Mesão Frio
      5. A parish of Póvoa de Lanhoso
    2. A location in Brazil:
      1. A municipality of Minas Gerais

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