Name Walker Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Walker


Walker is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Walker

From an English surname that referred to the medieval occupational of a walker, also known as a fuller. Walkers would tread on wet, unprocessed wool in order to clean and thicken it. The word ultimately derives from Old English wealcan “to walk”.

What is the meaning of the name Walker?

Walker means “cloth-walker”, “fuller of cloths” (from Old English “wealcan” = to walk).

Pronunciation of Walker

Popularity of the name Walker

The name Walker is ranked #9939 overall.

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