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Porter Meaning


What does Porter mean?

The name Porter is of French origin.

The meaning of Porter is "gatekeeper".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "doorkeeper".

Porter is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Por-ter.

The Given Name Porter

Porter is a name with authenticness.

A name fit for a child full of spirit and brilliance, a little seeker.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Porter falls into the occupational name category.

Porter Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 417 in baby name popularity for boys with 745 occurrences. It ranked 3,317 in baby name popularity for girls with 48 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 398 in baby name popularity for boys with 802 occurrences. It ranked 3,418 in baby name popularity for girls with 46 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Porter has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Porter Name Popularity Page.

Porter Related Names

The names Porteur, Portier, Poston are all forms of Porter.

Famous Porters

    Porter Numerology

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    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Porter Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Porter in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Porter.

    Just for fun, see the name Porter in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Porter in Nautical Flags page.