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 pastimes, for you have many.
O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.
R is for radiant, it's your personality!
T is for treasure, that of your friendship.
I is for instill, the lesson of life.
A is for accomplished, in all that you do.
Your name in reverse order is "Aitrop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Otpiar". 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 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Portia" is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of only 152 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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Portia
Past life for Portia born Nov 17, 2009
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 Australia 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. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.
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.