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Porco Family History

Porco Name Meaning

Italian (Calabria): derogatory nickname from porco ‘hog’. De Felice suggests it may also have been taken as a name by someone wishing to show Christian repentance and self-abasement.

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


Similar surnames: Porro, Parco, Cocco, Pardo, Turco, Porto, Porzio, Horch, Tocco, Ponce

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Where is the Porco family from?

You can see how Porco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Porco family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Porco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Porco family living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Porco's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Porco families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Porco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Porco ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Porco. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Porco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Porco 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Porco. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 484 military records available for the last name Porco. For the veterans among your Porco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Porco lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Porco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Porco in 1953 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

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