Porchia Family History

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Porchia Name Meaning

Italian: from porchia ‘female piglet’, possibly applied as a nickname or as a metonymic occupational name for a swineherd.

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


Similar surnames: Torchia, Portera, Pouch, Porcher, Correia, Porcaro, Poche, Pecchia

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Porchia Family Origin

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Porchia Family Occupations

What did your Porchia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Porchia. 24% of Porchia men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Porchia women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Porchia were Day Laborer and Beauty Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Day Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Laundress
    10%
  • Operator
    10%
  • Beauty Operator
    5%

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

Porchia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 624 census records available for the last name Porchia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Porchia 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Porchia. 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 155 military records available for the last name Porchia. For the veterans among your Porchia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Porchia Life Expectancy

What is the average Porchia lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Porchia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Porchia in 1963 was 75, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Porchia

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