Name Walker – origin and meaning

Walker is a male name.

Origin of 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”.

Meaning of Walker

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

Pronunciation of Walker

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