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Pore Name Meaning

French (Poré): from a variant of poireau, poreau ‘leek’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew and sold leeks.

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


Similar surnames: Poire, Porr, Porte, Port, Pare, Lore, Pere, More, Dore, Polce

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Where is the Pore family from?

You can see how Pore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pore family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pore families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 67 Pore families living in Quebec. This was about 62% of all the recorded Pore's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Pore families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pore ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the CA named Pore. 50% of Pore men worked as a Cultivateur.

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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

  • Cultivateur
    50%
  • Journalier
    50%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Pore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pore 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 647 immigration records available for the last name Pore. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pore. For the veterans among your Pore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pore lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Pore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Pore in 1946 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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