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Porsha is the modern interpretation of a classic baby name for girls. Known for its easy phonetic spelling, the name has a solid place in contemporary popular culture. Porsha is the given name of several of television's most recognizable reality stars, and Porsha Taylor is also the name of a main character on the groundbreaking Empire series. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Porsha:

Latin: Pig, doorway, gateway, entrance

Origin of the name Porsha:

Porsha is an alternative spelling of Portia. This name originated as a feminine version of the Roman family name Porcius. The name Porcius derived from the Latin word porcus (meaning “pig”). Alternatively, some etymologists believe that the name Portia may have originated from the Latin word portālis (meaning “doorway” or “gateway”). This is the same Latin root that produced the English words “port” and “portal.”

Symbolism of the name Porsha:

Porsha is a modern variation of Portia. Most etymologists believe that it derives from the Roman family name Porcius (meaning “pig”). During antiquity, the Porcii families migrated from the Alban Hills (located southeast of Rome), and many anthropologists believe that the original clan members worked as pig farmers. Pigs represented good fortune for numerous cultures, and symbols of the pig included gold coins and golden rings.


Style of the name Porsha:


Gender of the name Porsha:

Porsha is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Porsha:


Number of syllables in the name Porsha:


Emotion evoked from the name Porsha:

The name Porsha evokes feelings of generosity and glamour.

Alternative spellings for the name Porsha:

  • Portia 
  • Porcia
  • Porcsha
  • Porschia
  • Porcha
  • Porsia
  • Porschea
  • Porchsa
  • Portiea
  • Porscha

Nicknames for the name Porsha:

Popularity of the name Porsha:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Porsha was the 14,968th most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Porsha:

Great middle names for Porsha and their meanings:

  • Addalyn (noble, nobility)
  • Baylor (deliverer of goods)
  • Calliope (beautiful voice)
  • Chantal (stone, rock, song)
  • Chloe (young green shoot, verdant blossom)
  • Estefany (wreath, garland, crown)
  • Florence (flowering, blossoming, flourishing)
  • Genesis (origin, advent, birth, beginning)
  • Gwendolyn (white ring, fair bow)
  • Marie (star of the sea)
  • Rochelle (little rock)
  • Sibyl (prophetess, seer, oracle)
  • Tamryn (date palm tree)
  • Zoe (life)

Famous people with the name Porsha:

  • Porsha Campbell (real estate investor)
  • Porsha Uvonne Ferguson (actress)
  • Porsha Bunch Hall (entrepreneur)
  • Porsha Kimble (television personality and pastry chef)
  • Porsha Lawrence Mavour (actress)
  • Porsha Olayiwola (poet laureate)
  • Porsha Phillips (basketball player)
  • Porsha Stubbs-Smith (politician)
  • Porsha Dyanne Williams (television personality)

Porsha in popular culture:

  • Porsha (protagonist of Porsha and the Great Snowmen Adventure by Jacqueline Schaffer)
  • Porsha Taylor (main character on the Empire series)
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