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10k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Portia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Roman Clan Name
  • #2334 All Time
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How popular is the name "Portia" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
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19421431430
19431561560
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19521431430
19531481480
19541691690
19551701700
19561341340
19571501500
19581281280
19591161160
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19611641640
19621371370
19631451450
19641301300
19651521520
19661221220
19671281280
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19691201200
19701141140
19711281280
19721171170
19731181180
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19791131130
19801321320
19811291290
19821281280
19831511510
19841681680
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19862342340
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19882552550
19892672598
19902342340
19911961960
19921691690
19931461460
19941061060
199581810
199670700
199768680
199849490
199970700
200095950
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200567670
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200765650
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Want to know about the populiarty of Portia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,401 babies born with the name Portia in the United States. That's more than enough Portias to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1882 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Portia" was in 1989 with a total of 259 babies.

According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Portia" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1949. Across the entire United States a total of only 199 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Portia" mean?

Portia (Latin): Roman Clan Name

The name "Portia" is of Latin origin and it means "Roman Clan Name". It's a name commonly given to girls.

P is for pioneer, your adventuresome spirit.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aitrop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oairpt". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Portia popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Portia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Portia

Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi is an actress, model, and philanthropist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Portia was born in 1973 as Amanda Lee Rogers in Horsham, Victoria, Australia.

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Past life for Portia born Nov 22, 1981

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Name poster for Portia

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