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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

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Portlock ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Portlock. A less common occupation for the Portlock family was Farm Laborer. The most common Portlock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Portlock's were Farmers.

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Portlock Historical Records

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Portlock Life Expectancy

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