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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 proud, you can hold your head up!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

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

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How popular is the name "Portia" in the U.S.?



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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 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Portia" is not a popular baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of only 164 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 west? 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 their 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 Aug 24, 1977

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 Siberia approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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