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Gender: M Meaning of Porter: "gatekeeper" Origin of Porter: Latin occupational name Porter's Popularity in 2015: #375

A quintessential yuppie name, this surname name reentered the US Top 1000 in 1999 after a forty-year absence and has risen almost every year since. It currently sits at Number 375.

Famous People Named Porter

Denaun Porter aka Mr. Porter and Kon Artis, American rapper
Porter Wagoner, American country music singer
Porter Johnston Goss, U.S. Congressman and CIA director
Cole Porter, American composer and songwriter
(Orrin) Porter Rockwell, Mormon folk hero
Porter Weston Robinson, American electronic music producer
George Porter, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Rodney Robert Porter, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Zach Porter, former singer of Allstar Weekend, current singer of Tragic Thrills

Pop Culture References for the name Porter

Porter Scavo, character on "Desperate Housewives"
"Hey Porter," song by Johnny Cash
MrPorter.com, luxury menswear website
Jack Porter, character on "Revenge"
Eli Porter, character on Disney XD's "Kirby Buckets"
Porter Ranch, Los Angeles, California

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