Portilla Family History

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Portilla Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Portilla, from a diminutive of porta ‘gate’.

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

Similar surnames: Portella, Portillo, Portell, Parrilla, Portera, Cortina, Portela

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Portilla Family Origin

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Portilla Family Occupations

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Portilla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Portilla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Portilla 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Portilla. 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 216 military records available for the last name Portilla. For the veterans among your Portilla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Portilla Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Portilla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Portilla in 1963 was 72, and 91 in 2004.

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