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What does Wanamaker mean?

Wanamaker Pronunciation of Wanamaker as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Wanamaker is "basket maker". Occupational name. John Wanamaker (19th century) was a Philadelphia merchant who founded one of the first American department stores.

ASSOCIATED WITH Wa-, -er, 19th century


VARIANT Wannamaker



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How popular is Wanamaker?

Wanamaker is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#11336 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Wanamaker has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Walker, Waunakee, Whitaker and Whittaker. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wanamaker.

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