Porro Family History

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Porro Name Meaning

Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, and Italian: nickname from porro ‘leek’, ‘allium’. In Spanish and Portuguese it denoted a stupid, coarse individual. In Italian, however, the term also means ‘wart’ and the nickname probably denoted someone with warts or boils. Catalan: possibly habitational name from El Porró, a place in Alacant, Valencia.

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

Similar surnames: Morro, Porto, Porco, Parco, Porr, Curro, Perro, Ferro, Corbo, Pozo

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Porro Family Origin

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Porro Family Occupations

What did your Porro ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Porro.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Porro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Porro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Porro 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 Porro. 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 231 military records available for the last name Porro. For the veterans among your Porro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Porro Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Porro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Porro in 1955 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

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