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Gender: F Meaning of Porter: "carrier" Origin of Porter: French occupational name

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Porter is one clubby surname or occupational that hasn't crossed to the girls' side -- but could. Porter has an 80s WASPy Ralph Lauren feel. For more modern alternatives, consider such occupational names as Gardener, Archer, and Painter.

Famous People Named Porter

Dawn Porter, British television presenter and writer

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