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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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'People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.' --Edmund Burk