Portia is a feminine name of Latin origin. While it translates to “pig” or “hog,” don’t take that as an insult right away. Not only are pigs highly intelligent mammals, but it also symbolizes many things in different cultures, from prosperity to fertility. If you want to connect baby to the theater, the name Portia appears in various Shakespearean plays, including Julius Caesar and The Merchant of Venice. With help from the name Portia, your bundle of joy is sure to find their footing in the world, no matter which direction their journey takes them.
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