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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

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Porras Family Origin

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Porras Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    60%
  • Brick Mason

    20%
  • Laundress

    20%

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

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