Pore Family History

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Pore Name Meaning

French (Poré): from a variant of poireau, poreau ‘leek’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew and sold leeks.

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

Similar surnames: Poire, Porr, Porte, Port, Pare, Lore, Pere, More, Dore, Polce

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Pore Family Origin

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Pore Family Occupations

What did your Pore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Pore's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pore. A less common occupation for the Pore family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber


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

Pore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Pore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pore 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 647 immigration records available for the last name Pore. 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 Pore. For the veterans among your Pore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pore Life Expectancy

What is the average Pore lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Pore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Pore in 1946 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pore 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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