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Laporta Family History

Laporta Surname Meaning

Italian (mainly La Porta) Catalan and Aragonese: topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town a variant of Porta formed with the definite article la.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Laporte, Porta, Porte, Laforge, Capra, Lamarca, La Motta, Lepera

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Where is the Laporta family from?

You can see how Laporta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laporta family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Laporta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 39 Laporta families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Laporta's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Laporta families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laporta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laporta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Laporta. 25% of Laporta men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Laporta women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laporta were Watchman and Floor Girl. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Plasterer
    6%
  • Barber
    6%
  • Watchman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    28%
  • Clerk
    23%
  • Dressmaker
    17%
  • Floor Girl
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Laporta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laporta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Laporta. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 660 military records available for the last name Laporta. For the veterans among your Laporta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laporta lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Laporta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Laporta in 1944 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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