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Portela Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Portela, from portela ‘passageway’, ‘gateway’.

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


Similar surnames: Portella, Portell, Portal, Portera, Portilla, Bortell, Porten

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Portela Family Origin

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Portela Family Occupations

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Portela Historical Records

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Portela Life Expectancy

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