*Porter (name) is a common surname or given name.

* Porter (railroad), railroad employee who assists passengers
* Porter (carrier), person who carries objects
* Porter (college), member of staff in many of the colleges of the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford, and Durham
* Porter (doorkeeper), one of the minor orders of the Roman Catholic ministry; doorkeeper or gatekeeper
* Deal porter, dockworker specializing in handling baulks of softwood
* Groom Porter, official in charge of gambling in the Tudor court; the owner or operator of a gaming hall

** Porters Lake, Nova Scotia
*United Kingdom
** Porter Brook, river in Sheffield, England
*United States
** Malone-Porter, Washington
** Porter, Indiana
** Porter, Maine
** Porter, Minnesota
** Porter, New York
** Porter, Oklahoma
** Porter, Texas
** Porter, West Virginia
** Porter, Wisconsin
** Porter County, Indiana
** Porter Heights, Texas
** Porter Township, Michigan (three places)
** Porter Township, Pennsylvania (seven places)
** Porter Square, in Cambridge, Massachusetts
** Porter (lunar crater)
** Porter (Martian crater)

* Porter (beer), type of beer
* H. K. Porter, Inc, locomotive manufacturer
* Hyundai Porter, pickup truck
* Miss Porter's School, in Farmington, Connecticut
* Pilatus PC-6 Porter, Swiss aircraft
* Porter (band), Mexican indie band
* Porter 5 forces analysis, framework for industry analysis and business strategy development
* Porter generic strategies
* Porter Airlines, Canadian low-cost airline
* Porter College, residential college at the University of California, Santa Cruz
* Porter Motor Company, defunct U.S. car manufacturer
* Porter's Regiment, American Revolutionary War soldiers under a Colonel Porter

See also

* Portage

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