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Porras Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Porras, a town in Andalusia, or nickname from the plural of porra ‘cudgel’, ‘club’, nickname either for a stockily built person or for a tiresome person. ‘Porras!’ is also used as an idiomatic expression meaning ‘Go to the Devil’. Galician: habitational name from any of three places in Lugo province named Porras.

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


Similar surnames: Torres, Parras, Portal, Arras, Corral, Parra, Moras, Porro, Paras

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Porras Family Origin

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Porras Family Occupations

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  • Tailleur

    100%

In 1881, the most common Porras occupation in Canada was Tailleur. 100% of Porras's were Tailleurs.

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