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Gender: M Origin of Baker: English occupational surname

One of the most appealing of the newly hip occupational names, evoking sweet smells emanating from the oven. Much fresher sounding than than others that have been around for awhile, like Cooper, and Carter.

We don't know any first-name namesakes, but there are plenty of notable surnamed Bakers, including writers Nicholson and Russell, actor Simon, Senator Howard, rocker Ginger, jazz musician Chet, blues singer Anita, and entertainer Josephine.

Famous People Named Baker

Baker James Kauffman (b. 2012), son of actress Leigh-Allyn Baker and Keith Kauffman
Baker Rosen, son of real estate mogul/art collector Aby Rosen and socialite/doctor Samantha Boardman

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