Portz Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old Slavic boru ‘quarrel’, ‘fight’, or from a Slavic personal name composed with this word.

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

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Portz Family Origin

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Portz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Shoemaker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Portz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Portz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Portz in 1945 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Portz

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