Portela

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See also: portela

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Galician Portela (mountain pass).

Proper noun[edit]

Portela (plural Portelas)

  1. A surname​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Portela is the 20088th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 1330 individuals. Portela is most common among Hispanic/Latino (71.65%) and White (26.39%) individuals.

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From portela (mountain pass), from Latin porta (gate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Portela f

  1. A parish of Verea, Ourense, Galicia.
  2. A Portela do Trigal (a parish of Carballeda de Valdeorras, Ourense, Galicia)
  3. A parish of Vilamartín de Valdeorras, Ourense, Galicia.
  4. A parish of Rodeiro, Pontevedra, Galicia.
  5. A parish of Barro, Pontevedra, Galicia.
  6. a large number of villages all along Galicia
  7. A toponymical surname​.

References[edit]

  • Portela” in Xavier Gómez Guinovart & Miguel Solla, Aquén. Vigo: Universidade de Vigo, 2007-2017.
  • Portela” in Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo / Xulio Sousa Fernández (dirs.): Cartografía dos apelidos de Galicia. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.