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

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1881, the most common Porro occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Porro's were Farmers.

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Porro Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Porro

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