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10k
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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 5 0
1886 6 6 0
1887 7 7 0
1890 5 5 0
1894 9 9 0
1895 7 7 0
1896 11 11 0
1898 12 12 0
1899 8 8 0
1900 26 26 0
1901 7 7 0
1902 10 10 0
1903 7 7 0
1904 8 8 0
1905 10 10 0
1906 8 8 0
1907 11 11 0
1908 10 10 0
1909 8 8 0
1910 16 16 0
1911 14 14 0
1912 20 20 0
1913 22 22 0
1914 27 27 0
1915 34 34 0
1916 33 33 0
1917 37 37 0
1918 44 44 0
1919 36 36 0
1920 45 45 0
1921 44 44 0
1922 31 31 0
1923 37 37 0
1924 33 33 0
1925 33 33 0
1926 46 46 0
1927 37 37 0
1928 32 32 0
1929 35 35 0
1930 37 37 0
1931 27 27 0
1932 26 26 0
1933 17 17 0
1934 26 26 0
1935 25 25 0
1936 31 31 0
1937 29 29 0
1938 32 32 0
1939 22 22 0
1940 47 47 0
1941 89 89 0
1942 143 143 0
1943 156 156 0
1944 104 104 0
1945 115 115 0
1946 155 155 0
1947 151 151 0
1948 168 168 0
1949 199 199 0
1950 190 190 0
1951 197 197 0
1952 143 143 0
1953 148 148 0
1954 169 169 0
1955 170 170 0
1956 134 134 0
1957 150 150 0
1958 128 128 0
1959 116 116 0
1960 144 144 0
1961 164 164 0
1962 137 137 0
1963 145 145 0
1964 130 130 0
1965 152 152 0
1966 122 122 0
1967 128 128 0
1968 82 82 0
1969 120 120 0
1970 114 114 0
1971 128 128 0
1972 117 117 0
1973 118 118 0
1974 96 96 0
1975 76 76 0
1976 79 79 0
1977 96 96 0
1978 118 118 0
1979 113 113 0
1980 132 132 0
1981 129 129 0
1982 128 128 0
1983 151 151 0
1984 168 168 0
1985 171 171 0
1986 234 234 0
1987 235 235 0
1988 255 255 0
1989 267 259 8
1990 234 234 0
1991 196 196 0
1992 169 169 0
1993 146 146 0
1994 106 106 0
1995 81 81 0
1996 70 70 0
1997 68 68 0
1998 49 49 0
1999 70 70 0
2000 95 95 0
2001 100 100 0
2002 87 87 0
2003 72 72 0
2004 72 72 0
2005 67 67 0
2006 57 57 0
2007 65 65 0
2008 45 45 0
2009 52 52 0
2010 52 52 0
2011 65 65 0
2012 52 52 0
2013 55 55 0
2014 52 52 0

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Portia" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of only 235 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Portia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Portia as well as things modernly associated with the name Portia such as celebrities named Portia.

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Portia

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

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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Alternative Meanings

P is for pride, strong and alive!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

T is for teacher, you truly are.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Aitrop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aprtoi". 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.

Past life for Portia born Jun 4, 1974

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 Romania approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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