Porth Family History

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Porth Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Port 3.

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


Similar surnames: Horth, Ports, Porch, Korth, Porte, Forth, Borth, Port, Orth, Porath

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Porth Family Origin

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Porth Family Occupations

What did your Porth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Porth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Porth's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Porth. A less common occupation for the Porth family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Porth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Porth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Porth 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Porth. 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 Porth. For the veterans among your Porth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Porth Life Expectancy

What is the average Porth lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Porth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Porth in 1940 was 28, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Porth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Porth 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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