What nationality is the surname Almeida?

Portuguese and Spanish: habitational name from any of a number of places so named in Portugal or from Almeida in Zamora province, Spain, all named from Arabic as al-medina ‘the city’. This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

What does Almeida mean in Portuguese?

Almeida Surname Definition: One who came from Almeida (flat land) in Portugal. This is probably derived from the Arabic word “almejia” that means the landing place of a staircase.

How common is the last name Almeida?

In the United States, the name Almeida is the 3,153rd most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name.

Is Almeida a common name?

Statistics. According to the 2010 United States Census, Almeida is the 2166th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 16760 individuals.

Is Almeida an Italian name?

The surname Almeida was first found in Sardinia (Italian: Sardegna, Sardinian: Sardigna), the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. The original inhabitants were Sicels.

How do you say Almeida?

  1. Phonetic spelling of Almeida. uh-l-m-AI-d-aa. aeLMEY-D-ah. almei-da.
  2. Examples of in a sentence. The Duchess of Malfi at the Almeida review: A shocking, brilliant drama. From Lisbon to the Falls: Almeida leads Portugal pipeline to Niagara.
  3. Translations of Almeida. Japanese : アルメイダ Arabic : ألميدا

Is Almeida a male or female name?

Almeida Name Meaning

Name: Almeida
Gender: Boy
Meaning: ‘plateau’
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How do you pronounce Almedia?

  1. Phonetic spelling of Almedia. al-me-di-a. Al-me-dia.
  2. Meanings for Almedia. A town situated in Pennsylvania, which is known for scenic locations.
  3. Translations of Almedia. Russian : Алмедиа

How do you spell Francisco de Almeida?


Who killed Francisco de Almeida?

Almeida at first refused to yield his power to Afonso de Albuquerque and had Albuquerque imprisoned (1509), but he later gave him command. On his way home to Portugal, Almeida was killed by Khoikhoi near the Cape of Good Hope.