Porta Name Meaning

Italian, Catalan, Galician, southern French (Occitan), and Jewish (Sephardic): topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town, from Latin porta ‘gate’. This is also found as a Polish name, with the same origin.

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


Similar surnames: Portal, Port, Porte, Horta, Dorta, Fort, Orta, Corte, Ports, Perna

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Porta Family Origin

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Porta Family Occupations

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  • Printer & Compositor

    100%

In 1881, the most common Porta occupation in the UK was Printer & Compositor. 100% of Porta's were Printer & Compositors.

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Porta Historical Records

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Porta Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Porta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Porta in 1949 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Porta

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