Porte Family History
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Porte Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Port. French: from Old French porte ‘gateway’, ‘entrance’ (from Latin porta), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town (typically, the man in charge of them). Jewish (Sephardic): variant of Porta.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Port, Porta, Porter, Corte, Ponte, Motte, Ports, Porten, Pore, Korte