What Is The Origin Of The Name Soares (portuguese)?


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Yes it’s a Portuguese occupational name from the word soeiro ‘swineherd’ and from the Latin word suerius. Soares is one of the most common surnames in the Portuguese language.

From the English people it is used as patronymic from a nickname for a person with reddish hair, or the chestnut color. This surname is observed to be recorded in a number of spellings which include of Soeiro, Suero, Suarez, Juarez Juara, de Juara, and Juares

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