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Portell Family History

Portell Name Meaning
Catalan: probably a habitational name from one of the places in Girona and Lleida provinces called Portell, from a diminutive of porta ‘gate’.

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

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5,660 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
378 Military Records
256 Immigration Records
2,504 Census and Voter Lists
5,280 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Portell Families

  • Number of Portell families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Portell families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Portell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Portell census records

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Portell Family Origin

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Portell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Portell

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Portell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Portell census records

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Portell Civil War Service Records

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