Porges Family History

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Porges Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic from Central Europe): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Porye, a derivative of the Biblical Zipporah + the Yiddish or German possessive suffix -s.

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


Similar surnames: Perkes, Borges, Karges, Porter, Gorges, Parnes, Forbes, Peres, Torres

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Porges Family Origin

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Porges Family Occupations

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  • Barkeeper

    17%
  • Book Keeper

    17%
  • Fresco Painter

    17%
  • Keeps Retail Grocery Str.

    17%

In 1880, Barkeeper, Book Keeper and Fresco Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Porges. The most common Porges occupation in the USA was Barkeeper. 17% of Porges's were Barkeepers. A less common occupation for the Porges family was Keeps Retail Grocery Str..

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Porges Historical Records

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Porges Life Expectancy

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