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Latin occupational name
"gatekeeper"

Porter Origin and Meaning

The name Porter is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "gatekeeper".
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.
# 423 in the US

Porter Rank in US Top 1000

Porter Popularity

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Famous People Named Porter

  • Porter Wayne WagonerAmerican country music singer
  • (Clifford) Porter HallAmerican actor
  • Porter James McCumberU.S. Senator from North Dakota
  • Porter Johnston GossU.S. Congressman and CIA director
  • Porter Hinman DaleU.S. Congressman from Vermont
  • Porter Ward LainhartAmerican NFL football player
  • (Orrin) Porter RockwellAmerican Mormon lawman and folk hero
  • Porter Weston RobinsonAmerican electronic music producer
  • Porter Rabachson of NFL player Casey Rabach
  • Porter Deruson of vlogger Julie Deru
  • Denaun Porter aka Mr. Porter and Kon ArtisAmerican rapper
  • Cole PorterAmerican composer and songwriter

Porter in Pop Culture

  • Porter Scavocharacter on TV's "Desperate Housewives"
  • Porter Ricksdad in the film and TV series "Flipper"
  • Portermain character in film "Payback"
  • Porter Blackcharacter in 2011 film "The Beaver"
  • Porter Geissson of a poltergeist in "Monster High" series
  • Porter Gagecharacter in video game "Fallout 4"
  • Porterlittle boy on a fictional soap opera in an episode of "Seinfeld"
  • PorterYouTuber Kathleen Light's dog
  • "Hey Porter" song by Johnny Cash
  • MrPorter.comluxury menswear website
  • Porter RanchLos Angeles, California