"maker of drinking and storage vessels"

Potter Origin and Meaning

The name Potter is a boy's name of English origin meaning "maker of drinking and storage vessels".

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Famous People Named Potter

  • Potter StewartU.S. Supreme Court justice
  • Potter PalmerAmerican developer
  • Potter P. HowardAmerican politician; former mayor of Boise, Idaho
  • Beatrix PotterEnglish author/illustrator who created the Peter Rabbit children's books

Potter in Pop Culture

  • Harry Pottermain character in the series by J.K. Rowling; also features his parents James and Lily Potter (née Evans) and children James Sirius, Albus Severus and Lily Luna Potter
  • Sherman Tecumseh Pottercommanding officer of the 4077th on TV's "M.A.S.H."
  • Henry F. Pottercharacter in movie "It's a Wonderful Life"
  • Joey Pottercharacter on TV's Dawson's Creek
  • "Potter" British TV series about main character Redvers Potter
  • Bonifacio "Potter" character on Peruvian TV Series "Al Fondo Hay Sitio"
  • Potter CountyTexas, USA

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