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What does Potter mean?

Potter Pronunciation of Potter [pot-ter] as a boys' name is of English origin, and the meaning of Potter is "maker of pots". Occupational name. Made famous by ficitional boy magician Harry Potter.

Associated with: famous.


Creative forms:
(male) Pater, Poter, ..

(female) Potera, Potper, ..

Middle name pairings:
Potter Sabastian (P.S.), ..

How popular is Potter?

Potter is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#413 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Potter has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Potter is pronounced similarly to Petar, Peter, Petre and Pieter. Other recommended names are Altaer, Alter, Arther, Baxter, Bonner, Booker, Buster, Butler, Buttler, Carter, Colier, Colter, Conner, Coster, Cotten, Dieter, Forster, Foster, Gomer, Gower, Gunter, Hooker, Hooper, Joiner, Joyner, Kester, Konner, Lother, Louther, Mather, Nester, Packer, Palmer, Parker, Paten, Patten, Pattin, Patty, Paxten, Peder, Pepper, Per, Pete, Petr, Petuel, Piotr, Piper, Pitney, Pittney (see Pitney), Pollerd (see Pollard), Pompeo, Pompey, Ponce, Poriel, Porter, Powel, Prockter, Procter, Proctor, Pyotr, Ritter, Rodger, Rover, Royer, Rutger, Slater, Sommer, Topher, Tower, Uther and Volker. These names tend to be more frequently used than Potter.

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