Porritt Family History

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Porritt Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): variant of Parrott 1.

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


Similar surnames: Perritt, Parriott, Perrett, Perrott, Morfitt, Parrett, Merritt

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Porritt Family Origin

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Porritt Family Occupations

What did your Porritt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Porritt family was Labourer. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Porritt. The most common Porritt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Porritt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%

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

Porritt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Porritt Life Expectancy

What is the average Porritt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Porritt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Porritt in 1962 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Porritt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Porritt 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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