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What does Fuller mean?

Fuller Pronunciation of Fuller as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Fuller is "one who shrinks cloth". Occupational name. The woolen fabric that was a staple of the medieval English economy had to be treated by fullers before it was made into clothes.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, occupational, medieval


FEMININE FORMS Carden, Fallon, Walker



Fuller Laken (F.L.), ..

How popular is Fuller?

Fuller is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#256 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Fuller reached its top position of #1518 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Fuller is alike in pronunciation to Fowler. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bueller, Buhler, Butler, Cullen, Culley, Culver, Cutler, Cuyler, Filmer, Folker, Fulbert, Fulke, Fylmer (see Filmore), Heller, Hiller, Keller, Loller, Miller, Mueller, Muller, Myller (see Miller), Quiller, Sulley, Tulley and Waller. Like Fuller, these names are not frequently used.

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