Porter Family History
Porter Surname History
Porter family history has rich origins of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Porter family members. The Porter family is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Porter has migrated, it has evolved making its history difficult to uncover. This page is a hub for a detailed history of the Porter family name, Porter etymology, and records of people with the Porter name.
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The evolution of Porter starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there are variations in that single name simply because surnames were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As these families emigrated between countries, the Porter name may have changed with them. Porter families have migrated around the world all throughout history. It was not uncommon for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language.
Porter country of origin
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The nationality of Porter may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Porter may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Meaning of the last name Porter
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The meaning of Porter come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Porter originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
- Mary Elizabeth Porter
- Nova Porter 1915 - ?
- Horace Porter 1837 - ?
- Lura E Porter 1857 - ?
- John Porter Md, MD 1819 - 1880
- Debra Lynn ( Mullen ) Porter
- Agnes E Porter-Blacklock 1825 - ?
- Marge Porter Mashburn
- Barbara Porter Hardiman
- Odell Porter
- Gladys Holley Porter
- Mary (Porter) Young 1886 - ?
- John Porter 1824 - ?
- William Porter
- Octavia Porter
- Mr. Porter Darrow
- William Porter WADE 1870 - ?
- Dinah Louisa Porter
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Famous people named Porter
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Porter
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Porter. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Porter spelling variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Porter last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Porter vary in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Porter were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Porter.