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Porras Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Porras, a town in Andalusia, or nickname from the plural of porra ‘cudgel’, ‘club’, nickname either for a stockily built person or for a tiresome person. ‘Porras!’ is also used as an idiomatic expression meaning ‘Go to the Devil’. Galician: habitational name from any of three places in Lugo province named Porras.

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


Similar surnames: Torres, Parras, Portal, Arras, Corral, Parra, Moras, Porro, Paras

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Porras Family Origin

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Porras Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Porras family was Laundress. Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Porras. The most common Porras occupation in the USA was Laborer. 60% of Porras's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    60%
  • Brick Mason

    20%
  • Laundress

    20%

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Porras Historical Records

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Porras Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Porras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Porras in 1940 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

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