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Portella Name Meaning

Catalan: habitational name from Portella in Lleida or La Portella in Barcelona or Tarragona, so named from a diminutive of porta ‘gate’. Italian: from Sicilian purtedda ‘portal’, ‘door’, ‘pass’, presumably applied as a topograhic name or as a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Portell, Portilla, Portela, Portera, Montella, Portelli, Cornella

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Portella Family Origin

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Portella Family Occupations

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  • Agent

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    50%

In 1880, Agent and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Portella. The most common Portella occupation in the USA was Agent. 50% of Portella's were Agents.

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Portella Historical Records

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Portella Life Expectancy

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