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What does Volker mean?

Volker Pronunciation of Volker [volk-er] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Volker is "people's defender". Variant of Folker.

Associated with: defender.


2 alternative forms via Folker: Folke and Vollker.

Creative forms:
(male) Vlaer, Voler, ..

(female) Volke, ..

Middle name pairings:
Volker Jair (V.J.), ..

How popular is Volker?

Volker is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#13333 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Volker has not been listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ailmer (see Aylmer), Alger, Allger, Allmer, Alter, Baker, Barker, Becker, Bonner, Booker, Calder, Colier, Collier, Collyer, Colter, Colver, Cooper, Coster, Delmer, Dover, Elber, Ellger (see Alger), Ellmer, Elmer, Eylmer (see Aylmer), Falkner, Fowler, Fuller, Gower, Halver, Helier, Heller, Hooker, Hooper, Hopper, Jerker (see Eric), Joiner, Joyner, Keller, Konner, Loeber, Loller, Melker, Miller, Muller, Myller (see Miller), Palmer, Riker, Rodger, Roger, Rover, Royer, Silver, Stocker, Sylver, Telfer, Torger, Tower, Tucker, Ulmer, Vale, Valery, Valter, Valther, Vander, Verner, Villem, Volney, Walder, Walker, Waller, Wilber, Wilder, Wilmer and Wyler. These names tend to be more commonly used than Volker.

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