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, .. Middle name pairings:
Fisher Luther (F.L.), ..
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.
Similar NamesRecommended 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.