Portegies Zwart Family History

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Portegies Zwart Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Stewart, Postlethwait, Portier, Mortier, Ortega, Ogasawara, Fortier

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Portegies Zwart Family Origin

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Portegies Zwart Family Occupations

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Portegies Zwart Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Portegies Zwart Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Portegies Zwart 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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