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Porpora Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Purpura (standard Italian porpora).

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


Similar surnames: Purpura, Corona, Carfora, Porreca, Porro, Todora, Portera, Proia

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Porpora Family Origin

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Porpora Family Occupations

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

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Porpora Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Porpora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Porpora 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 Porpora. 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 Porpora. For the veterans among your Porpora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Porpora Life Expectancy

What is the average Porpora lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Porpora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Porpora in 1944 was 36, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Porpora 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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