Laporta Family History

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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

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  • Carver

    50%
  • Keeping

    50%

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

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Laporta Historical Records

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Laporta Life Expectancy

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