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Popularity
21k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Walker

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Fuller of cloth
  • #1597 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Walker" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 29 0 29
1881 25 0 25
1882 28 0 28
1883 20 0 20
1884 19 0 19
1885 23 0 23
1886 29 0 29
1887 25 0 25
1888 35 0 35
1889 33 0 33
1890 29 0 29
1891 21 0 21
1892 32 0 32
1893 26 0 26
1894 22 0 22
1895 36 0 36
1896 40 0 40
1897 34 0 34
1898 28 0 28
1899 26 0 26
1900 27 0 27
1901 25 0 25
1902 19 0 19
1903 22 0 22
1904 17 0 17
1905 20 0 20
1906 28 0 28
1907 22 0 22
1908 36 0 36
1909 26 0 26
1910 38 0 38
1911 33 0 33
1912 66 0 66
1913 76 0 76
1914 77 5 72
1915 108 5 103
1916 104 0 104
1917 105 0 105
1918 107 0 107
1919 119 0 119
1920 159 8 151
1921 128 0 128
1922 112 0 112
1923 111 0 111
1924 113 0 113
1925 108 5 103
1926 91 0 91
1927 85 5 80
1928 93 0 93
1929 98 0 98
1930 91 0 91
1931 78 0 78
1932 69 0 69
1933 66 0 66
1934 71 0 71
1935 75 0 75
1936 60 0 60
1937 83 0 83
1938 60 0 60
1939 57 0 57
1940 73 0 73
1941 65 0 65
1942 70 0 70
1943 71 0 71
1944 80 0 80
1945 72 0 72
1946 76 0 76
1947 75 0 75
1948 59 0 59
1949 77 0 77
1950 54 0 54
1951 73 0 73
1952 65 0 65
1953 56 0 56
1954 66 0 66
1955 61 0 61
1956 53 0 53
1957 43 0 43
1958 54 0 54
1959 56 0 56
1960 32 0 32
1961 48 0 48
1962 48 0 48
1963 39 0 39
1964 34 0 34
1965 41 0 41
1966 42 0 42
1967 33 0 33
1968 33 0 33
1969 43 0 43
1970 40 0 40
1971 47 0 47
1972 53 0 53
1973 50 0 50
1974 67 0 67
1975 61 0 61
1976 60 0 60
1977 71 0 71
1978 47 0 47
1979 53 0 53
1980 65 5 60
1981 60 0 60
1982 70 0 70
1983 79 0 79
1984 85 0 85
1985 87 0 87
1986 81 0 81
1987 83 0 83
1988 99 0 99
1989 128 0 128
1990 147 0 147
1991 181 5 176
1992 197 0 197
1993 260 5 255
1994 379 11 368
1995 460 10 450
1996 514 10 504
1997 549 13 536
1998 551 9 542
1999 542 8 534
2000 583 5 578
2001 637 8 629
2002 628 6 622
2003 638 13 625
2004 739 18 721
2005 812 9 803
2006 707 12 695
2007 608 8 600
2008 557 6 551
2009 595 6 589
2010 656 7 649
2011 685 10 675
2012 715 8 707
2013 850 16 834
2014 1,053 19 1,034

Want to know about the populiarty of Walker? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,764 babies born with the name Walker in the United States. That's more than enough Walkers to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 29 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Walker" was in 2014 with a total of 1,034 babies. (That's a lot of baby Walkers)

According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Walker" ranks #104 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 13 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 549 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Walker popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Walker" mean? The list below shows the origins of Walker as well as things modernly associated with the name Walker such as celebrities named Walker.

English

Origin and Meaning of Walker

The name "Walker" is of English origin, and it means "Fuller of cloth". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

W is for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

L is for little, the little things you do.

K is for kindness, you always show.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Your name in reverse order is "Reklaw". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lkware". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Walker born Jan 21, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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