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Gender: Male Meaning of Portland: "land near the port" Origin of Portland: English

The name Portland is a boy's name of English origin meaning "land near the port". Portland and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rank These Names! (themed)".

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There are two lovely Portlands, in Maine and Oregon, but not many babies with their name.

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Famous People Named Portland

Pop Culture References for the name Portland

Portland, Maine, USA
"Portland," song by Drake feat. Quavo and Travis Scott
Portland, Oregon (named for Portland, Maine)


RoddyThlayli Says:


Neither Port- nor -land seem very name friendly.