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Porath Family History

Porath Name Meaning
German (of Slavic origin): status or occupational name for a counselor, from Slavic porada ‘advice’, ‘counseling’, ‘councilor’.Jewish (Israeli): from a Biblical personal name meaning ‘fruitful’ (an allusion to Joseph).

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

27,749 Historical Documents with Porath on Ancestry.com
9,198 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,218 Military Records
2,060 Immigration Records
5,175 Census and Voter Lists
10,098 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Porath Families

  • Number of Porath families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Porath families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Porath last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Porath census records

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Porath Family Origin

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Porath Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Porath

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Porath Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Porath census records

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Military Service by Porath

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