Ports Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Portz, variant of Porz, a habitational name from a town so named near Cologne.

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


Similar surnames: Porte, Port, Corts, Porta, Porto, Spotts, Porten, Cordts, Pont, Ponto

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Ports Family Origin

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Ports Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ports family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ports. The most common Ports occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Ports's were Farmers.

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Ports Historical Records

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Ports Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Ports life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ports in 1961 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ports

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