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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Pop Culture References for the name Potter


caramel107 Says:


Yep. That's also my first association :/. I, unfortunately, cannot get past the Harry Potter thing. I mean, I love Harry Potter series... but... I couldn't use this.

Dalapsta Says:


all the kids would make potty jokes

Chatelaine Says:


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:


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:


Who else hears Draco: "Potter."

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lesliemarion Says:


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:


Harry's the only thing that comes to mind.