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Porreca Family History

Porreca Name Meaning
Italian: probably a variant of Pirrecca, a nickname from Greek pyrrakios ‘man with red hair’.

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

9,769 Historical Documents with Porreca on Ancestry.com
3,606 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
629 Military Records
1,110 Immigration Records
1,635 Census and Voter Lists
2,789 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Porreca Families

  • Number of Porreca families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Porreca families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Porreca last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Porreca census records

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Porreca Family Origin

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Porreca Immigration Information

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You can find out when most of the Porreca families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Porreca

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Porreca Family Occupations

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

Military Service by Porreca

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