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Gender: Male Meaning of Potter: "maker of drinking and storage vessels" Origin of Potter: English

Potter Origin and Meaning

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

Could join such up-and-comers as Miller and Gardener.

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Chatelaine Says:

2019-01-05T21:46:16

I actually kind of love this name right now. I’m not into Harry Potter and never have been, so I didn’t personally make the connection until I real the comments.

MonikerWanderer Says:

2017-02-24T23:46:51

All I hear is Snape or Draco disdainfully saying "Potter". I love Harry Potter as much as the next person, but this would be unusable due to that connection.

klaryan Says:

2016-07-22T17:40:49

Who else hears Draco: "Potter."

Zelliew Says:

2015-06-23T03:10:36

Pothead

lesliemarion Says:

2015-03-01T07:48:50

All bad associations for me, unlike the verdant Gardener or the energetic Miller: potter's field where they bury paupers, the evil Mr. Potter in It's a Wonderful Life, a pot smoker, someone who's potty (looney), someone who putters around, a potty seat, and more.

CocoWhite Says:

2014-06-10T17:37:39

Harry's the only thing that comes to mind.