Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms Formsde Sousa, D'Souza
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 6/17/2017
Means "of Sousa" in Portuguese, referring to the River Sousa flowing through northern Portugal. The word Sousa itself is derived from the Latin saxa, saxum meaning "stone, rock". The surname is more commonly used in Brazil and Portuguese-speaking African countries today.