What does Fisher mean?
Fisher [fish-er] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Fisher is "fisherman". Occupational name. Actor Fisher Stevens.
(male) Feser, Fisherne, ..
(female) Fisheri, Fisherri, ..
How popular is Fisher?
Fisher is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#100 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name statistics of Fisher for boys. Fisher reached its peak rank of #768 in the U.S. in 2014, and is currently at #799. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed study of the ranking of the boy name Fisher and corresponding names. The only other popular related form of Fisher (#799 from recent data) listed in the Top 2000 is Fischer (#1545 from recent data). Adoption of these relations of Fisher was common among parents less than a decade ago (usage of 0.02%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.02%, ▼2%). Fisher is the longstanding favorite.
Recommended names are Ailmer (see Aylmer), Alister, Arther▼, Asher▲, Casper▼, Caster, Coster, Didier, Dieter, Dizier (see Desiderio), Einer, Elisher, Faber, Fahed, Fajer, Farmer, Feste, Fester, Fidel, Fielder, Fife, Filbert, Filmer, Finbar, Finlea (see Finlay), Finlee, Finley▲, Finnen, Fisk, Fiske, Folker, Forster, Foster▼, Fowler, Fraser, Frasier, Frazer, Fryer, Fuller, Fylmer (see Filmore), Gasper, Hiller, Jasper▲, Jesper, Kaiser, Kasper, Kester, Kidder, Lester▼, Linder, Lother, Maither, Mather, Miner, Minster, Naseer, Nester, Osher, Osier, Osker, Pieter, Piper, Ridder, River▲, Silver, Tigger, Topher, Usher, Ussher, Uther, Vester, Vischer, Wilber▼, Wilder▲ and Wister. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fisher.See names in meaning and etymology.