Origin:British
Popularity:411
Meaning:cloth washer or walker
This unisex name has tons of British flair, elegance and grace yet doesn’t sound pretentious—you don’t need a family crest to give this baby name to your child. Walker’s popularity has been consistently climbing the charts since the 1980s, when occupational surnames became a thing among parents. In case you’re wondering what a cloth washer or cloth walker is, the term means someone who prepares or cleans wool fabric.

Famous Walkers

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  • Alice Walker
    Novelist
  • Paul Walker
    Actor
  • T-Bone Walker
    Musician

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Source: Social Security Administration

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