What does Wanamaker mean?
Wanamaker [wana-mak-er] 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: 19th century.
Wanamaker has 1 variant: Wannamaker.Creative forms:
(male) Lannamaker, Winnamaker, ..
(female) Wanala, Waname, .. Middle name pairings:
Wanamaker Avery (W.A.), ..
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)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Walker▲, Waunakee, Whitaker and Whittaker. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wanamaker.See names in meaning and etymology.