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Walker (girl)

What does Walker mean?

Walker Pronunciation of Walker [walk-er] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Walker) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Walker is "cloth-walker". During the English era of wool trade, names such as Fuller, Tailor, and Weaver were used as surnames.

Associated with: old english, surnames.


Walker has 1 variant: Wallker.

1 more different relation via Tailor: Tayler.

Creative forms:
(female) Waler, Walkta, ..

(male) Walkby, ..

Middle name pairings:
Walker Jaslynn (W.J.), ..

How popular is Walker?

Walker is a rare first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#28 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Tayler is the only prominent alternative form of Walker (not ranked). This relation of Walker was at the height of its popularity 2 decades ago, but now, Tayler has fallen out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tayler in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Walker and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bader, Becker, Easter, Gayner, Harper, Malke, Palmer, Parker, Silver, Tyler, Tyller, Walberga, Walda, Waldena, Walkiria, Wallda, Walless, Wallie, Wallis, Wally, Wallys (see Wallis), Wileen, Winter, Wister and Wynter. These names tend to be more frequently used than Walker.