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

What did your Porath ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Drayman

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Porath ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Porath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Porath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Porath 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Porath. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Porath. For the veterans among your Porath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Porath Life Expectancy

What is the average Porath lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Porath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Porath in 1962 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Porath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Porath ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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