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Porson Surname OriginThe same as Parson, or a corruption of Power-son, the son of Power. See Powers
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Porson Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Porson Family History Thought:
'Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.' -- H. F. Hedge