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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Teixeira

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  • A user from Philippines says the name Teixeira is of Portuguese origin and means "YEW TREE".

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International Interest

From teixo (“yew”).

  1. A surname​.
  2. A town and municipality in Paraíba, Brazil.

Notable Persons Named Teixeira

Teixeira was born on September 6th, 1919. He left this life on March 3rd, 2006.


Teixeira is an athlete for the Sporting Clube Vila Verde.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Teixeira

Alex Teixeira is a soccer player for the Jiangsu Suning F.C., CR Vasco da Gama, FC Shakhtar Donetsk, Brazil national football team, and Brazil national under-20 football team. Alex was born on January 6th, 1990 in Duque de Caxias, Brazil.


Glover was born on October 28th, 1979 in Sobrália.


João Carlos Teixeira is a soccer player for the Liverpool F.C., S.C. Braga, Sporting Clube de Portugal, Brentford F.C., Brighton & Hove Albion F.C., Portugal national under-16 football team, Portugal national under-17 football team, and Portugal national under-18 football team. João was born on January 18th, 1993 in Braga, Portugal. João is also known as João Carlos.


João Teixeira is a soccer player for the Vitória S.C., S.L. Benfica, Amora F.C., S.L. Benfica B, Portugal national under-16 football team, Portugal national under-17 football team, and Portugal national under-18 football team. João was born on February 6th, 1994 in Amora, Portugal.


Mark Teixeira is a baseball player for the New York Yankees. Mark was born on April 11th, 1980 in Annapolis, Maryland.


Dionatan Teixeira is a soccer player for the Stoke City F.C., Londrina Esporte Clube, FC VSS Košice, ŠK Slovan Bratislava, TJ Baník Ružiná, FK Dukla Banská Bystrica, Fleetwood Town F.C., Brazil national under-17 football team, and Slovakia national under-21 football team. Dionatan was born on July 24th, 1992 in Londrina.


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Popularity of Teixeira as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Teixeira U.S.
  White 75.37% 64.26%
  African American 11.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Teixeira

People with the last name Teixeira are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Teixeira

  • How Popular is the name Teixeira? As a last name Teixeira was the 3,994th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Teixeira? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Teixeira was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Teixeira: Your name in reverse order is Ariexiet. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Texeiari. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Teixeira? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,895 people with the last name Teixeira.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Teixeira? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Teixeira as their last name.

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