Namesakes

Notable Athletes: 8 soccer, 1 tennis
(soccer) Eusébio da Silva Ferreira   1942-2014  
(tennis) Wayne Ferreira   1971-  
(soccer) Rivaldo (a.k.a. Ferreira)   1972-  
(soccer) Lúcio (a.k.a. Ferreira)   1978-  
(soccer) Pepe (a.k.a. Ferreira)   1983-  
(soccer) Rafinha (a.k.a. Ferreira)   1985-  
(soccer) Gabriel Vasconcelos Ferreira   1992-  
(soccer) Rafa Silva (a.k.a. Ferreira)   1993-  
(soccer) Yannick Ferreira Carrasco   1993-  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Fernando Meirelles (a.k.a. Ferreira)   1955-  
Olympic Medalists: 2 gold, 2 silver
(gold) Adhemar da Silva (a.k.a. Ferreira)   1952; 1956   triple jump  
(silver) Wayne Ferreira   1992   tennis  
(gold) Fernanda Ferreira   2012   volleyball  
(silver) Gabriel Vasconcelos Ferreira   2012   football  
Other Leaders: 1 president
President José Sarney (a.k.a. Ferreira)   1985-1990   Brazil  
Portuguese Presidents and Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
(prime minister) José Dias Ferreira   1892-1893  
(prime minister) Francisco Joaquim Ferreira do Amaral   1908