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Laporta Name Meaning

Italian (La Porta), Catalan, and Aragonese: topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town (and often was in charge of them; thus in part a metonymic occupational name), from porta ‘gateway’, ‘door’, ‘entrance’ (Latin porta, ‘door’, ‘entrance’), with the definite article la. This is a common name among Sephardic Jews in Catalonia.

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


Similar surnames: Laporte, Porta, Porte, Laforge, Capra, Lamarca, La Motta, Lepera

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Laporta Family Origin

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Laporta Family Occupations

What did your Laporta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carver and Keeping were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Laporta. The most common Laporta occupation in the USA was Carver. 50% of Laporta's were Carvers.

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  • Carver

    50%
  • Keeping

    50%

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

Laporta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Laporta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laporta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Laporta. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Laporta. For the veterans among your Laporta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laporta Life Expectancy

What is the average Laporta lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Laporta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Laporta in 1944 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laporta ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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