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Portera Name Meaning

Italian: occupational name for a female servant, from Spanish portera. In a few cases, possibly Catalan: habitational name from Portera in Valencia, so named from a derivative of porta ‘gate’.

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


Similar surnames: Portella, Porter, Portela, Porta, Porten, Morera, Ortega, Pitera

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Portera Family Origin

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Portera Family Occupations

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Portera Historical Records

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Portera Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Portera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Portera in 1944 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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