by andrew on April 23, 2018

Birth Name: Arthur Antunes Coimbra

Place of Birth: Quintino Bocaiúva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: 3 March, 1953

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese, possibly other]

Zico is a Brazilian coach and footballer. He is considered one of the greatest players of all time.

Zico is the son of Matilde Ferreira da Costa and José Antunes Coimbra, a Portuguese emigrant, from Tondela, Viseu District.

Zico’s paternal grandparents were Fernando Antunes Coimbra and Elisa Antunes Coimbra. They were born in Tondela, Viseu District, Portugal.

Zico’s maternal grandfather was Arthur Ferreira da Costa Silva. He was born in Oliveira de Azeméis, Aveiro District, Portugal.

Source: Genealogy of Zico –

Photo by Celso Pupo/


Dr. Rey

by stlucas on April 16, 2018

10/25/2007 – Dr. Robert Rey – Launch of Dr. Rey’s Shapewear – Opera Nightclub – Hollywood, CA – Keywords: Dr. 90210 – – – Photo Credit: David Gabber / PR Photos – Contact (1-866-551-7827)

Birth Name: Roberto Miguel Rey, Jr.

Place of Birth: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Birth: October 1, 1961

*French, possibly other (father)
*Brazilian [German, possibly other] (mother)

Dr. Rey is an American and Brazilian politician, television host, television personality, and surgeon.

Dr. Rey was born in São Paulo, Brazil, the son of Avelina Reisdörfer and Robert Michael Rey. His father was American, and moved to Brazil in 1946. His mother was born in Santa Rosa, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and was of German descent. Dr. Rey moved to the U.S. at the age of twelve. He has two children with his former wife, Hayley.

Dr. Rey’s paternal grandparents were Jack Michael Rey and Helen Aumont.

Dr. Rey’s maternal grandparents were Balduino Reisdörfer and Joanna Hoffmann.

Source: Immigration record of Dr. Rey’s father –


Gregório Duvivier

by Manila on April 13, 2018

Birth Name: Gregório Byington Duvivier

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: 11 April, 1986

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese (including Azorean Portuguese and Madeiran), Indigenous (Tupi, Tupiniquim), possibly other], Belgian (Flemish, Walloon), English, French, German, Hungarian, Scottish, as well as distant Dutch, Italian, Powhatan Native American, Spanish (Andalusian, Castilian, Extremaduran), and Welsh

Gregório Duvivier is a Brazilian actor, comedian, and poet.

His father, Edgar Duvivier, is a visual artist. His mother, Olivia Maria Lustosa Byington, is a singer.

Gregório was married to actress, singer-songwriter, screenwriter, and comedian Clarice Falcão, until their divorce.

Gregório’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his eleventh great-grandfather, Michel-Ogier de Juprelle.

Gregório’s paternal grandfather was Edgar Duvivier (the son of Eduardo Duvivier and Aminta Terville de Castro). Eduardo was the son of Teodoro Luís Maria Gonzaga Duvivier, whose own father, Joseph Clément Duvivier, was a Belgian emigrant, from Liège, and whose own mother, Agathe Joséphine d’Amerval, was a French emigrant, from Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, and of Amália de Sá Wagner. Aminta was the daughter of Gualberto Júlio de Castro and Maria Clara Rodrigues Terville.

Gregório’s paternal grandmother was Ivna Thaumaturgo Mendes de Moraes (the daughter of Miguel Salazar Mendes de Moraes and Alita Thaumaturgo de Azevedo). Miguel was the son of Feliciano Mendes de Moraes and Luísa Cora Salazar. Alita was the daughter of politician Gregório Taumaturgo de Azevedo and Maria da Glória Rodrigues Ferreira.

Gregório’s maternal grandfather is Carlos Amadeo Botelho Byington (the son of Alberto Jackson Byington Júnior and Elisa Cândida de Arruda Botelho). Alberto was the son of an American electrical engineer, Albert (later Alberto) Jackson Byington, of Elmira, New York, and of philanthropist and social activist Pearl (later Pérola) Ellis McIntyre, whose own parents, Robert Dickson McIntyre and Mary Elizabeth “Mollie” Ellis, were American emigrants, from Richmond County, North Carolina and Copiah County, Mississippi, respectively. Elisa was the daughter of Carlos Amadeu de Arruda Botelho and Brazília Whitaker de Oliveira Lacerda.

Gregório’s maternal grandmother was Elisa Lima Lustosa (the daughter of parents surnamed Lustosa and Lima).

Source: Genealogy of Gregório Duvivier –

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Clarice Falcão

by Manila on April 13, 2018

Birth Name: Clarice Franco de Abreu Falcão

Place of Birth: Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Date of Birth: 23 October, 1989

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese, possibly other], Italian

Clarice Falcão is a Brazilian actress, singer, songwriter, screenwriter, and comedian.

Her father, João Barreto Falcão Neto, is a director, producer, screenwriter, and composer. Her mother, Adriana (de Souza Franco de Abreu), is an architect and screenwriter.

Clarice was married to actor, comedian, and poet Gregório Duvivier, until their divorce.

Clarice’s paternal grandfather was Edgard Loureiro Falcão (the son of João Barreto Falcão and Hermelinda Loureiro). Clarice’s great-grandfather João was the son of Pedro da Silva Barreto Falcão and Maria Belizia Castilho Barreto.

Clarice’s paternal grandmother was Ana Clarice Viana (the daughter of Alberto de Paiva Viana and Francelina Aranha Arantes). Alberto was the son of José Lindolfo de Paiva Viana and Ana de Holanda Cavalcanti. Francelina was the daughter of Rodolfo Arantes and Ana Matilde Aranha.

Clarice’s maternal grandfather was Caio Franco de Abreu (the son of Hippólyto Franco de Abreu and Elza de Lacerda Alves). Hippólyto was the son of Antônio Franco de Abreu and Francisca Franco de Abreu. Elza was the daughter of Juvenal de Laurda Alves and Maria da Conceiçāo Avellar Brandāo.

Clarice’s maternal grandmother was Maria Augusta Teresa Izabel de Mello de Souza (the daughter of Augusto Gonçalves de Sousa Júnior and Tatiana Pires de Mello). Augusto was the son of Augusto Gonçalves de Sousa and Euphemia Pelizzoni, who was Italian.

Sources: Genealogy of Clarice Falcão (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Birth record of Clarice Falcão –

Death record of Clarice’s paternal great-grandfather, João Barreto Falcão –

Birth record of Clarice’s paternal great-grandmother, Francelina Aranha Arantes –

Genealogy of Clarice’s mother –

Death record of Clarice’s maternal grandfather, Caio Franco de Abreu –

Marriage record of Clarice’s maternal great-grandparents, Hippólyto Franco de Abreu and Elza de Lacerda Alves –

Marriage record of Clarice’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Juvenal de Laurda Alves and Maria da Conceiçāo Avellar Brandāo –

Death record of Clarice’s maternal grandmother, Maria Augusta Teresa Izabel (de Mello de Souza) Franco de Abreu –



by Manila on April 12, 2018

Birth Name: Anderson Hernanes de Carvalho Andrade Lima

Place of Birth: Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Date of Birth: 29 May, 1985

Ethnicity: Brazilian [African, Indigenous, Portuguese]

Hernanes is a Brazilian professional footballer.

Hernanes is the son of Maria Tereza (Carvalho de Andrade) and José Cosme de Lima.

Hernanes is married to Erica Viana Lima, with whom he has four children.

Hernanes’ paternal grandfather was Manoel Cosme de Lima (the son of Antônio Gomes de Lima and Alzira Filomena da Conceição).

Hernanes’ paternal grandmother is named Severina Maria de Lima.

Hernanes’ maternal grandfather is José Henrique de Andrade (the son of Antônio Inácio de Andrade and Amara Petronila de Andrade).

Hernanes’ maternal grandmother was Maria Lúcia de Carvalho (the daughter of Manoel Carvalho da Silva and Severina Pereira de Carvalho). Hernanes’ great-grandfather Manoel was the son of Joaquim Carvalho da Silva and Rosa Maria Paixão. Severina was the daughter of Antônio Pereira da Silva and Luzia Pereira da Silva.

Hernanes’ matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Joana da Conceicao.

Sources: Birth record of Hernanes –

Death record of Hernanes’ paternal grandfather, Manoel Cosme de Lima –

Birth record of Hernanes’ mother –

Birth record of Hernanes’ maternal grandmother, Maria Lúcia de Carvalho –

Birth record of Hernanes’ maternal great-grandmother, Severina Pereira de Carvalho –

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