Porteus Family History

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Porteus Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Porteous.

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

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Porteus Family Origin

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Porteus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Clergyman

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Porteus. A less common occupation for the Porteus family was Clergyman. The most common Porteus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Porteus's were Farmers.

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Porteus Historical Records

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Porteus Life Expectancy

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Famous Porteus Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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