What does portia mean?

Definitions for portiaˈpɔr ʃə, -ʃi ə, ˈpoʊr-

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  1. Portia(ProperNoun)

    derived from the Roman surname Porcius (pig).

  2. Portia(ProperNoun)

    The seventh satellite of the planet Uranus.


  1. Portia

    Portia is a genus of jumping spider which feeds on other spiders. They are remarkable for their intelligent hunting behaviour which suggests they are capable of learning and problem solving, traits normally attributed to much larger animals.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Portia

    the rich heiress in the "Merchant of Venice," whose destiny in marriage depended, as ordained by her father, on the discretion of the wooer to choose the one of the three caskets that contained her portrait.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of portia in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of portia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Abdul Haji:

    Amidst all the noise and the tear gas, we asked Portia to run towards us to safety and she did, she was very brave and I still keep telling everybody that Portia is my hero.

Images & Illustrations of portia

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