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Of Latin origin.

From the occupational English surname Porter.

It means “gatekeeper”.

Derives from the Latin word “porta”, meaning “gate”, “passage”.

Other forms of the name are Port, Portie.

Porter entered the U.S.A. top-1000 popularity list in 1999 and was ranked #422 in 2016.

Famous bearers are Porter Hall, Porter Wagoner, Porter Robinson.