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What does Whittaker mean?

Whittaker Pronunciation of Whittaker as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Whittaker is "white field". Place name that possibly refers to an acre of land. Actor Forrest Whittaker.

ASSOCIATED WITH -er, old english, white


VARIANTS Whitacker, Whitaker



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How popular is Whittaker?

Whittaker is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#2023 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Whittaker has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Ritter, Wanamaker, Whistler, Whitbey, White, Whitebie, Whitey, Whitlaw, Whitley, Whitman, Whitmoor (see Whitmore), Whitmore, Whitney, Whittemore, Winter, Wistar and Wister. These names tend to be more commonly used than Whittaker.

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