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What does Portland mean?

Portland Pronunciation of Portland [port-land] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Portland is "land near the port". Place name.

Associated with: old english.


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Middle name pairings:
Portland Yousif (P.Y.), ..

How popular is Portland?

Portland is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#142819 out of 150436, Top 95%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Portland has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Portland name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arland, Bertrand, Bryland, Cortland, Cortlandt, Courtland, Courtlandt, Derland, Durland, Earland, Erland, Garland, Harland, Howland, Kirkland, Kirtland, Maitland, Mariland (see Maryland), Marland, Maryland, Maytland (see Maitland), Moorland (see Moreland), Moreland, Morland, Noland, Normand, Orland, Parthalan, Pollard, Rockland, Roeland, Roland, Rolland, Rowland and Rutland. These names tend to be more commonly used than Portland.

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