Porro Family History
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Porro Name Meaning
Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, and Italian: nickname from porro ‘leek’, ‘allium’. In Spanish and Portuguese it denoted a stupid, coarse individual. In Italian, however, the term also means ‘wart’ and the nickname probably denoted someone with warts or boils. Catalan: possibly habitational name from El Porró, a place in Alacant, Valencia.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press