António Cruz Almeida

1892–1987 (Age 94)
Fajão, Pampilhosa da Serra, Coimbra, Portugal

The Life of António Cruz

When António Cruz Almeida was born on 15 September 1892, in Fajão, Pampilhosa da Serra, Coimbra, Portugal, his father, Manuel de Almeida, was 20 and his mother, Emília do Carmo, was 20. He married Maria da Encarnação on 24 September 1915, in Fajão, Pampilhosa da Serra, Coimbra, Portugal. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 15 May 1987, in his hometown, at the age of 94.

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António Cruz Almeida
Maria da Encarnação
Marriage: 24 September 1915
Maria do Carmo Fernandes de Almeida

Spouse & Children

24 September 1915
Fajão, Pampilhosa da Serra, Coimbra, Portugal


Parents & Siblings

  • Manuel de Almeida


  • Emília do Carmo




World Events (1)


Age 19

New constitution separates church from state. Manuel Jose de Arriaga elected first president of republic.

Name Meaning

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.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Baptizado de António da Cruz filho de Manuel de Almeida e de Emília do Carmo

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