Tamara Mello

by stlucas on January 14, 2017

Birth Name: Tamara Beccam Mello

Place of Birth: Orange County, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 22, 1976

*Azorean Portuguese, French (father)
*possibly Mexican (mother)

Tamara Mello is an American actress. Her father, John Mello, was born in Fall River, Massachusetts, to an Azorean Portuguese father and a French mother.

Tamara is married to actor Paolo Cascardo. They have a daughter, Olivia.

Regarding her daughter’s ethnicity, Tamara has stated:

…in our family, we try to teach our six-year-old daughter about her various ethnic roots through food. Olivia is a true American mutt having a mixture of Portuguese, French, Mexican, Italian and Finnish blood. Caldo verde is a staple in our home. We grow kale in our backyard garden for this exact purpose. Olivia will also tell you that her favorite food of all time is Ameijoas a Bulhao Pato.

Her father is pictured here. Her mother is pictured here.

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Ana Carolina da Fonseca

by stlucas on January 14, 2017

Place of Birth: São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Birth: October 25, 1978

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Portuguese)

Ana Carolina Fonseca is a Brazilian-born American actress. She was born in São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, the daughter of Maria Manuela Abreu and João Thomaz da Fonseca. Her father was born in Namibe, Angola, of Portuguese descent, and her mother is Portuguese. The family moved to West Palm Beach, Florida, when Ana Carolina was eleven years old.

Ana Carolina speaks fluent Portuguese, Spanish, and English.

Her father is pictured here. Her mother is pictured here.

Sources: http://www.acheiusa.com (in Portuguese)

Official Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com

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by stlucas on January 14, 2017

Birth Name: Maria do Carmo Carvalho Rebelo de Andrade

Place of Birth: Lisbon, Portugal

Date of Birth: August 20, 1984

Ethnicity: Portuguese, along with small/distant amounts of Italian, French, German, English, and possibly Irish

Carminho is a Portuguese popular fado singer. She was born in Lisbon, Portugal, the daughter of Maria Teresa da Câmara de Siqueira Archer de Carvalho and Nuno Maria Bello Rebelo de Andrade. Her brother is Francisco Andrade.

Carminho’s paternal grandfather was Inácio Maria Vecchi Rebelo de Andrade. He had Portuguese, Italian, and French ancestry. His ancestors Felice (Félix) Vecchi (born c. 1820) and Claude de La Roquette (born c. 1619) hailed from Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, and Paris, France, respectively.

Carminho’s paternal grandmother was Constança Maria Ravara Belo. Constança had Portuguese ancestry.

Carminho’s maternal grandfather was Nuno Alexandre Cabral Archer de Carvalho. He had Portuguese, German, Irish, Dutch, and English ancestry. His ancestor Marcos António Archer was born, c. 1721, to Diogo Archer (who was from Kilkenny, Ireland) and Maria Sofia Moring Whittingham. Maria Sofia’s father, Johann Möeringk, was from Gelderland, the Netherlands, and her mother, Doroteia Inácia Whittingham, was born in Portugal, to an English father, Henry Whittingham, and a Portuguese-English mother, Doroteia Maynard da Silva. Marcos António’s wife, Norberta Maria Amsinck, had German ancestry through her own father, Willelm Amsinck, who was from Hamburg, Germany.

Carminho’s maternal grandmother was Maria Teresa do Sagrado Coração de Figueiredo Cabral da Câmara de Siqueira. She had Portuguese ancestry.

Carminho’s parents are pictured here.

Source: Genealogy of Carminho – http://geneall.net

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Sanoe Lake

by madman on January 14, 2017

Birth Name: Sànoe K. Lake

Place of Birth: Kauai, Hawaii, United States

Date of Birth: May 19, 1979

*Native Hawaiian, as well as English, Chinese, Portuguese, distant Irish (maternal grandfather)

Sanoe Lake is an American surfer, model, and actress. Her maternal grandfather had Native Hawaiian, as well as English, Chinese, Portuguese, and distant Irish, ancestry.

Sanoe’s mother, Laola Lake, is a champion surfer. Her father was a big wave surfer. “Sànoe” means “The Mist of the Mountains”, and “Laola” means “Day of Life, Health, or Salvation”, in Hawaiian.

Sanoe’s maternal grandfather was Thomas “Tommy” Charles Kealiimoewai Lake (the son of Thomas Keali’imoiwai Charles Lake and Cecilia Kuliaikanu’uwai’ale’ale Waipa). Sanoe’s grandfather Tommy was a musician, known as the bass player of the band Kahauanu Lake Trio, which plays Hawaiian music. Sanoe’s great-grandfather Thomas was the son of Charles Bromeo/Boromeo Lake, whose father was from mainland America, and of Mary Kaheiheimailie Enos, who was of Portuguese and Native Hawaiian descent. Cecilia was the daughter of Stephen Lonokahi Keaolani Parker Waipa, who was of Native Hawaiian and English descent, and of Helen Tai Poon Wong, whose father was Chinese, and whose mother was of Native Hawaiian, and one quarter Irish, ancestry.

Sanoe’s maternal grandmother was named Lydia/Lorri.

Sources: Information about Sanoe’s mother – http://www.trykauai.com

Sanoe’s maternal grandfather, Thomas Charles Kealiimoewai Lake, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Thomas Charles Kealiimoewai Lake on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Sanoe’s maternal grandfather, Thomas “Tommy” Charles Kealiimoewai Lake – http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com

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Mia Goth

by follers on December 27, 2016

Birth Name: Mia Gypsy Mello Da Silva Goth

Place of Birth: Southwark, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: C. November 1993

*English, possibly other (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish, Brazilian (mother)

Mia Goth is a British actress and model.

Mia’s mother, Rachel, is from Brazil. Mia’s maternal grandfather, Lee Jaffe, is an American-born artist, photographer, filmmaker, musician, and producer, who is from a Jewish family. Mia’s maternal grandmother is Brazilian actress Maria Gladys (Maria Gladys Mello da Silva).

Mia’s father is said to be Canadian.

Mia is married to American entertainer Shia LaBeouf.

Sources: http://ca.hellomagazine.com

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