Portlock Family History

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Portlock Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): possibly a habitational name from Porlock in Somerset, recorded in Domesday Book as Portloc, being named with Old English port ‘harbor’ + loca ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Bostock, Matlock, Prisock, Porto, Pollock, Poock, Woodlock, Pitcock

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Portlock Family Origin

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Portlock Family Occupations

What did your Portlock ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Barber and Operative were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Portlock. 20% of Portlock men worked as a Barber

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Barber
    20%
  • Conferencier
    20%
  • Gold Miner Placer
    20%
  • Metal Epicerie
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operative
    100%

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

Portlock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Portlock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Portlock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Portlock. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Portlock. For the veterans among your Portlock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Portlock Life Expectancy

What is the average Portlock lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Portlock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Portlock in 1957 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Portlock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Portlock ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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