Porto Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from Porto (Oporto). Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places, especially in Galicia, named Porto, usually in the sense ‘mountain pass’. Italian: habitational name from any of numerous minor places named or named with Porto, from porto ‘port’, ‘harbor’.

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

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Porto Family Origin

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Porto Family Occupations

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  • Herder

    50%
  • Huckster

    50%

In 1880, Herder and Huckster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Porto. The most common Porto occupation in the USA was Herder. 50% of Porto's were Herders.

Source: Census data for Porto | Data not to scale

Porto Historical Records

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Porto Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Porto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Porto in 1946 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Porto

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