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Portlock Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): possibly a habitational name from Porlock in Somerset, recorded in Domesday Book as Portloc, being named with Old English port ‘harbor’ + loca ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Bostock, Matlock, Prisock, Porto, Pollock, Poock, Woodlock, Pitcock

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Portlock Family Origin

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Portlock Family Occupations

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

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Laundress

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Brass Founder

    3%

In 1881, Labourer, Laundress and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Portlock. The most common Portlock occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Portlock's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Portlock family was Brass Founder.

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Portlock Historical Records

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Portlock Life Expectancy

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