[ 2 syll. por-ter, po-rt-er ] The baby girl name Porter is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced PAORT-er †. Porter has its origins in the Latin language. The meaning of Porter is 'gatekeeper'.
See also the related category latin.
Porter is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Porter has primarily been a boy name in the last century.
† English 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)"