Portee Family History

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Portee Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps an Americanized form of French Portier.

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

Similar surnames: Portney, Porter, Poteet, Goree, Portier, Forsee, Pettee, Porten

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Portee Family Origin

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Portee Family Occupations

What did your Portee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Hand and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Portee. A less common occupation for the Portee family was Laborer. The most common Portee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Portee's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Labor

  • Laborer


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

Portee Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Portee Life Expectancy

What is the average Portee lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Portee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Portee in 1945 was 39, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Portee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Portee 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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