in the U.S.
Gender: Girl. Ranked #2334 most popular
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 passion, your fire!
O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.
R is for realist, the way you are.
T is for treasure, of your friendship.
I is for impressive, your list of qualities.
A is for able, for you surely are.
Your name in reverse order is "Aitrop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Potiar". 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.
How popular is the name "Portia" in the U.S.?
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 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Portia" is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 11 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of only 118 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
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 south? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Portia
Past life for Portia born Feb 21, 1990
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 Western Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.
As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.