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Portera Family History

Portera Name Meaning
Italian: occupational name for a female servant, from Spanish portera.In a few cases, possibly Catalan: habitational name from Portera in Valencia, so named from a derivative of porta ‘gate’.

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

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2,314 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
244 Military Records
502 Immigration Records
967 Census and Voter Lists
855 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Portera Families

  • Number of Portera families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Portera families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Portera last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Portera Family Origin

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Portera Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Portera

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Portera Family Occupations

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Military Service by Portera

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