Porter: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Porter

Porter

Pronunciation: POHR-ter (key)

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Comments and insights on the name Porter: | Edit

A good beer.

Personal experiences with the name Porter: | Edit

My son's name is Porter. I think it comes off as friendly, sporty, and seems different from other -er names. It's kind of a good ol' boy name. I love it!

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Port, Porten

Meanings and history of the name Porter: | Edit
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Famous real-life people named Porter: | Edit

Porter Wagner, Country singer (Dolly Parton's partner early in her career)
Porter Goss, Republican Congressmen and CIA Director
Porter Rockwell, Bodyguard to Mormon prophet Joseph Smith

Porter in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Hey Porter" by Johnny Cash

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