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.
# 479 in the US
Porter Rank in US Top 1000
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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