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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

Porter Wayne Wagoner, American country music singer
(Clifford) Porter Hall, American actor
Porter James McCumber, U.S. Senator from North Dakota
Porter Johnston Goss, U.S. Congressman and CIA director
Porter Hinman Dale, U.S. Congressman from Vermont
Porter Ward Lainhart, American NFL football player
(Orrin) Porter Rockwell, American Mormon lawman and folk hero
Porter Weston Robinson, American electronic music producer
Denaun Porter aka Mr. Porter and Kon Artis, American rapper
Cole Porter, American composer and songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Porter

Porter Scavo, character on "Desperate Housewives"
Porter, little boy on a fictional soap opera in an episode of "Seinfeld"
Porter, YouTuber Kathleen Light's dog
"Hey Porter," song by Johnny Cash
MrPorter.com, luxury menswear website
Porter Ranch, Los Angeles, California

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