Porter name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old French and Latin
Usage: English
Pronunciation: por-tur
Meaning: One who Carries Goods, Gatekeeper and Keeper of the Gate
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What does Porter mean?

Used specifically in English eternal and admired, Porter means "One who Carries Goods, A Porter Gatekeeper or Keeper of the Gate" and came from Old French and Latin is used for both boys and girls.

How do I pronounce Porter?

The two syllabled name Porter is pronounced, por-tur.

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Names that rhyme with Porter

How popular is the name Porter?

Porter was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 17091 babies have been given the given name. At its zenith in 1880, the moniker grabbed the 273rd spot and 859 baby boys were given the name.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 165 years but still dominating the charts. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 48 times

Porter is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it has been in use since 2009 and peaked in 2018 when it ranked 2112nd.

As per our estimate, over 10000 people has been named Porter globally.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Porter

Having letter P as a cornerstone represents your eternal hunger for more in life. Use your influence and attractiveness to ‘force' people to do the right thing when necessary. You are trustworthy, a good listener and an awesome friend. You need to travel more because you work all the time. If letter R is your capstone, it reveals your fear of failure. Let go off your past, you are not what happened to you rather what you choose to be.

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Middle names for Porter

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Famous people named Porter

  • Porter King, was born in Marion, Alabama
  • Porter Shreve, American author and professor of English and Creative Writing
  • Porter Cottrell, IFBB American professional bodybuilder
  • Porter Blanchard, American silversmith living and working in Pacoima
  • Porter Rockwell, figure of the Wild West period of American history as well as a Mormon and a law man
  • Porter Wagoner, American country music singer
  • Porter H. Dale, member of both the United States House of Representatives and later the United States Senate
  • Porter, Mexican indie rock band based in Guadalajara
  • Porter Hall, American character actor
  • Porter J. McCumber, United States Senator from North Dakota
  • Porter Goss, American politician and government official
  • Porter Sheldon, American politician and a U.S. Representative
  • Porter Hardy Jr., Porter Hardy Jr
  • Composer Porter Jordan, movie Chrome and Hot Leather

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