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The laporta surname comes from the Latin "porta" meaning "gate." As such, it was likely a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town.

laporta Early Origins



The surname laporta was first found in Venice, where early records of the laporta lineage are found in the city of Padua in 1253, with Giovanni-Battista Della Porta, who was Governor of the city.

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laporta Spelling Variations


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laporta Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Porta, Dalla Porta, Della Porta, La Porta and many more.

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laporta Early History


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laporta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laporta research. Another 275 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1528, 1535, 1577, 1601, 1615, 1689, 1767, and 1801 are included under the topic Early laporta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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laporta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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laporta Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Costanzo Porta (c.1528-1601), Italian composer; Giambattista della Porta (1535-1615), Italian, Renaissance scientist and dramatist; Guglielmo della Porta (d. 1577), Italian sculptor, who worked in...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early laporta Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

laporta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jose Laporta, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1804 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
  2. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
  3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
  4. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
  5. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
  6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  7. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
  8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  9. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
  10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The laporta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The laporta Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 7 December 2012 at 17:43.

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