Porath Family History

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Porath Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): status or occupational name for a counselor, from Slavic porada ‘advice’, ‘counseling’, ‘councilor’. Jewish (Israeli): from a Biblical personal name meaning ‘fruitful’ (an allusion to Joseph).

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


Similar surnames: Rath, Portz, Morath, Potash, North, Porta, Ponath, Potratz, Port

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Porath Family Origin

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Porath Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Drayman

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Drayman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Porath. A less common occupation for the Porath family was Farming. The most common Porath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Porath's were Farmers.

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Porath Historical Records

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Porath Life Expectancy

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