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What does Booker mean?

Booker Pronunciation of Booker [book-er] as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Transferred use of the surname, in origin an occupational name for either a scribe, a binder of books, or a bleacher of cloth. American reformer Booker T Washington.

Associated with: old english, surname, occupational, books (literary).


Creative forms:
(male) Booke, ..

(female) Bookel, Bookta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Booker Memphis (B.M.), ..

How popular is Booker?

Booker is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#770 out of 1220, Top 63%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#902 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Booker reached its highest rank of #215 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Booker name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Booker outside U.S.

Similar Names

Booker is alike in pronunciation to Baker and Becker. Other suggested similar names are Bake, Balder, Banner, Barber, Barker, Baumer, Baxter, Bayler, Becher, Beemer, Beiler, Berger, Berke, Birkey, Boase, Boden, Bodey, Boe, Bogaerd, Bolten, Bonner, Boone, Boot, Boote, Borden, Boslea (see Bosley), Bosley, Bourke, Bouvier, Bowden, Boyce, Boyde, Boyne, Braser, Bricker, Brocke, Brodee, Broden, Broder, Brook, Brooke, Brookes, Buhler, Burket, Colier, Colter, Conner, Cooke, Cooper, Coster, Decker, Dekker, Folker, Foster, Grover, Homer, Hooker, Hooper, Hopper, Joyner, Konner, Loeber, Osker, Porter, Potter, Roper, Rover, Ryker, Shomer, Torger, Volker, Vollker and Walker. These names tend to be less frequently used than Booker.