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Portal Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, and southern French (Occitan): topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town, typically the gatekeeper, or a habitational name from any of the places in Portugal and Galicia named Portal. Jewish: unexplained.

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

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Portal Family Origin

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Portal Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Real Estate & Ins

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Portal family was Real Estate & Ins. Clerk, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Portal. The most common Portal occupation in the USA was Clerk. 25% of Portal's were Clerks.

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Portal Historical Records

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Portal Life Expectancy

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