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Given Name WALKER
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: WAWK-ər   [details]
Meaning & History
From an English surname which referred to the medieval occupational of a walker, also known as a fuller. Walkers would tread on wet, unprocessed wool in order to clean and thicken it. The word ultimately derives from Old English wealcan "to walk".
Categories
medieval, occupations, surnames, word names
Popularity
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