Portelli Family History

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Portelli Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from portello, from a diminutive of Porta. This is also found as a family name in Greece.

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

Similar surnames: Portella, Portell, Porcelli, Pontrelli, Corelli, Portilla, Gotelli

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Portelli Family Origin

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Portelli Family Occupations

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

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Portelli Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Portelli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Portelli 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Portelli. 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 638 military records available for the last name Portelli. For the veterans among your Portelli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Portelli Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Portelli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Portelli in 1951 was 60, and 84 in 2004.

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