Walker - Meaning of Walker

What does Walker mean?

[ 2 syll. wal-ker, wa-lk-er ] The baby boy name Walker is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as WAOLK-er or WAO-K-er †. Walker is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Old English. It is from the elements 'wealcan' meaning to roll ; 'wealcian' to roll up. The first name is derived from the surname, which is itself from the medieval profession of a 'walker', someone who trod on woollen cloth in a special composite to thicken it and prepare it for use.

Wakker, Walk, Walkar, Walkie, Walkir, and Walkor are variants of Walker.

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Walker is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1980s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2018 with 0.069% of baby boys being given the name Walker. Its ranking then was #266. Among all boy names in its group, Walker was the most popular in 2018. Walker has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.

Baby names that sound like Walker include Walkor, Wakker, Walkar, Walkir, Waltur, Wazir, Wachiru, Wachirue, Wachyru, Wachyrue, and Wazîr.

† Pronunciation for Walker: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"

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