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pinWhat does Porter mean?

Porter /port-er/ as a boys' name is of English origin, and the meaning of Porter is "gatekeeper". English occupational name and surname as well as a French name used by persons who made their living carrying loads: "porter" in French means "to carry".


Kreatif forms: Perter, Porper. [more]

pinHow popular is Porter?

Porter is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1200 out of 1220, Top 98%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#148 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Porter for boys. Porter reached its peak rank of #326 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #368. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Porter name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Porter outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby names are Carter, Colter, Cortes, Cortez, Coster, Forster, Foster, Gorten, Horten, Kortes, Kortez, Morten, Parker, Peter, Pieter, Poriel, Potter, Procter and Torger. These names tend to be less frequently used than Porter.