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Porter - Meaning of Porter

What does Porter mean?

Meaning of the name PorterPortarPortyPorteurPortPortePoartPorturPortorPortirPortierPortiePortyr

[ 2 syll. por-ter, po-rt-er ] The baby boy name Porter is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is PAORT-er †. Porter is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Latin. The name's meaning is a porter, gatekeeper.

Porter has 12 variants. Variants include Poart, Port, Portar, Porte, Porteur, Portie, Portier, Portir, Portor, Portur, Porty, and Portyr.

Porter is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1990s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2015, 0.042% of baby boys were given the name Porter. It ranked at #375 then. In 2016, its usage was 0.037% and its ranking #422, and it was the most frequently used out of all boy names in its group. Porter has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Porter include Portar, Portir, Portor, Portyr, Portur, Portier, Pryderee, Pryderey, Pryderi, Pryderie, Prydery, Proterio, and Porteur.

† Pronunciation for Porter: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"

A famous person named Porter is Porter Goss, Politician, born 26 November 1938, Waterbury, Connecticut.


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