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Barker meaning and name origin
Barker \b(a)-rker, bar-ker\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin. Could mean "shepherd", or also relate to birch trees, as in Barclay. Used more frequently in the 19th century. In America, a barker is also someone who delivers a glib sales talk to attract customers.
Barker has 1 variant form: Birk.
Baby names that sound like Barker are Parker and Berger.
Popularity of Barker
Barker is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#316 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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