Laporta Family History

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Laporta Name Meaning

Italian (La Porta), Catalan, and Aragonese: topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town (and often was in charge of them; thus in part a metonymic occupational name), from porta ‘gateway’, ‘door’, ‘entrance’ (Latin porta, ‘door’, ‘entrance’), with the definite article la. This is a common name among Sephardic Jews in Catalonia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Laporte, Porta, Porte, Laforge, Capra, Lamarca, La Motta, Lepera

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Laporta Family Origin

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Laporta Family Occupations

What did your Laporta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laporta. 25% of Laporta men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Laporta women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laporta were Baker and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Plasterer
  • Barber
  • Baker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Clerk
  • Dressmaker
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Laporta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Laporta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laporta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Laporta. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 660 military records available for the last name Laporta. For the veterans among your Laporta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laporta Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Laporta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Laporta in 1944 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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