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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Porche

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P is for popular, that you are!

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

R is for relax, you know how!

C is for confident, no doubts here!

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

Notable Persons With the Last Name Porche

Francois was born on November 21st, 1877. He breathed his last breath on April 19th, 1944.


How popular is the baby name Porche in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 6 6 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 20 20 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 15 15 0
1982 16 16 0
1983 16 16 0
1984 29 29 0
1985 26 26 0
1986 37 37 0
1987 50 50 0
1988 65 65 0
1989 77 77 0
1990 55 55 0
1991 67 67 0
1992 61 61 0
1993 53 53 0
1994 30 30 0
1995 32 32 0
1996 11 11 0
1997 17 17 0
1998 12 12 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 13 13 0
2002 5 5 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Porche

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Porche as a first name

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Popularity of Porche as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Porche U.S.
  White 58.69% 64.26%
  African American 33.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.11% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Porche

People with the last name Porche are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Porche

  • How Popular is the name Porche? Porche is the 12,702nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Porche was the 13,494th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Porche have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 748 babies born with the first name Porche in the United States. That's more than enough people named Porche to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Porche? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Porche first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Porche is Friday, August 23rd, 1968.
  • What year had the most people named Porche born? The highest recorded use of the first name Porche was in 1989 with a total of 77 babies.
  • Random Porche Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Porche is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Porche: Your name in reverse order is Ehcrop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Porhec. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Porche? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,251 people with the last name Porche.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Porche? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Porche as their last name since less than 1 person in 132k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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