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The name Porter is of Latin origin, and means gatekeeper.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Porter has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Porter
Use of the Name Porter for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
5,398 1,567 1,504 1,504 1,328 641 327
The table below indicates the number of times the name Porter has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Porter
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188027538  
188128432  
188232928  
188335523  
188438322  
188528136  
188635624  
188747914  
188829537  
188941420  
189034926  
189139320  
189231635  
189336625  
189436326  
189538825  
189638426  
189736527  
189833334  
189937225  
190046525  
190137725  
190234633  
190344522  
190440627  
190535435  
190646224  
190743329  
190843731  
190951426  
191043940  
191144144  
191247968  
191350077  
191449997  
1915560102  
1916500130  
1917569108  
1918564116  
1919560115  
1920572119  
1921586118  
1922646100  
192368789  
1924634104  
1925622103  
192674475  
192771483  
1928598107  
192967982  
193070978  
193169476  
193273373  
193374867  
193481759  
193589051  
193680758  
193775666  
193874169  
193981856  
194079362  
194184557  
194275572  
194383064  
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194692652  
194790360  
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195094254  
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1999858176  
2000803200  
2001762224  
2002689263  
2003643314  
2004633327  
Totals:  5,398 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Porter as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Porter appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 75 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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